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Women, Work, and Family Balancing and Weaving (Understanding Families, V. 19) by Angela J. Hattery

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women & Business,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Business & Economics-Women & Business,
  • Family & Relationships / General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Social Science-Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Working mothers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8028942M
ISBN 100761919376
ISBN 109780761919377

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