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Women, households, and the economy

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick [N.J.] .
Written in English



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  • Sexual division of labor -- United States -- Congresses,
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  • Women -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Lourdes Benería and Catharine R. Stimpson.
SeriesThe Douglass series on women"s lives and the meaning of gender
ContributionsBenería, Lourdes., Stimpson, Catharine R., 1936-
LC ClassificationsHD6060.65.U5 W65 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 339 p. :
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2376517M
ISBN 100813512638, 0813512646
LC Control Number87004840

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