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review of women"s participation in the non-traditional occupations by Leah Cohen

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Published by Labour Market Development Task Force, 1981. in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Women -- Employment -- Canada

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Edition Notes

Includes abstract also in French. Includes bibliographical references.

StatementLeah Cohen.. --
SeriesTechnical study -- 8
ContributionsCanada. Task Force on Labour Market Development
The Physical Object
Pagination3, 4, 27 p. -- ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19896515M
ISBN 100662116984

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