Women in the Caribbean.

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Published by University of the West Indies, Institute of Social and Economic Research in Mona .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Special number of Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 35, no. 2, June 1986.

Book details

Other titlesSocial and Economic Studies.
Statementedited by Joycelin Massiah.
ContributionsMassiah, Joycelin.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14805169M

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