Law and gender bias

Publisher: F.B. Rothman & Co. in Littleton, Colo

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Marcia Mobilia Boumil ... [et al.].
ContributionsBoumil, Marcia Mobilia.
LC ClassificationsKF4758 .L39 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1418080M
ISBN 100837703638
LC Control Number93027891

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