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Women and public policies

Joyce Gelb

Women and public policies

reassessing gender politics

by Joyce Gelb

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Feminism -- United States,
    • Women in politics -- United States,
    • Women -- Government policy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoyce Gelb and Marian Lief Palley ; with a new prologue and epilogue.
      ContributionsPalley, Marian Lief, 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1426 .G35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL988833M
      ISBN 10081391695X
      LC Control Number96027069

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      More women than ever are working and are the primary income earners for their families in Indiana. Let us have public policies that support our mothers and the next generation of Hoosiers.•.


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