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Gender, power and the household

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • Sex role.,
  • Sexual division of labor.,
  • Households.,
  • Married women -- Social conditions.,
  • Work and family.,
  • Equality.,
  • Power (Social sciences)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Linda McKie, Sophia Bowlby and Susan Gregory.
ContributionsMcKie, Linda., Bowlby, S. R., Gregory, Susan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,230p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16217183M
ISBN 100333695739

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