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Published by Falmer Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Women teachers -- Great Britain.,
  • Sex discrimination in education -- Great Britain.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Sandra Acker.
ContributionsAcker, Sandra.
LC ClassificationsLB2837 .T43 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2260925M
ISBN 101850004269, 1850004277
LC Control Number89142712

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