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Women & work in the Middle East.

Women & work in the Middle East.

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Published in [Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Middle East

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    Other titlesWomen and work in the Middle East
    Statement[Edited by Judith Tucker]
    SeriesMERIP reports
    ContributionsTucker, Judith
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19415480M


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