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Education and the construction of gender

Education and the construction of gender

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Published by Umeå Universitet in Umeå, Sweden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in education.,
  • Sex discrimination in education.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementInga Elgqvist-Saltzman, red.
    SeriesKvinnovetenskapligt forums rapportserie -- nr. 2.
    ContributionsElgqvist-Saltzman, Inga., Umeå Universitet. Kvinnovetenskapligt Forum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18814882M

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