Determinants of low wages for women workers
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Determinants of low wages for women workers by Mary Huff Stevenson

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Published by Praeger in New York, NY, Eastbourne .
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  • Wages -- Women -- United States.,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- United States.,
  • Equal pay for equal work -- United States.

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StatementMary Huff Stevenson.
SeriesLandmark dissertations in women"s studies series
LC ClassificationsHD6061.2.U6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20942465M
ISBN 100030695295

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