Gender and immigration

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women immigrants -- Economic conditions.,
  • Women immigrants -- Social conditions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Gregory A. Kelson and Debra L. DeLaet.
ContributionsKelson, Gregory A., 1961-, DeLaet, Debra L., 1968-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18817248M
ISBN 100333741773, 0333741781

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