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Working women in America split dreams by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Women -- Employment -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-224) and indexes.

StatementSharlene Hesse-Biber, Gregg Lee Carter.
ContributionsCarter, Gregg Lee, 1951-
LC ClassificationsHD6095 .H474 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15474117M
ISBN 100195110250, 0195110242
LC Control Number99028733

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