The International Migration of Women (Trade and Development) (Trade and Development)

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  • Development economics,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Labour economics,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Nonfiction / Economics,
  • Development - Economic Development

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ContributionsAndrew R. Morrison (Editor), Maurice Schiff (Editor), Mirja Sjoblom (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL11417025M
ISBN 100821372270
ISBN 109780821372272

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