American women workers in a full employment economy
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


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Statementsubmitted to the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States
ContributionsCahn, Ann Foote, United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization
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Paginationviii, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14952290M

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