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Women"s employment and multinationals in Europe

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke [England] .
Written in English



  • European Economic Community countries,
  • European Economic Community countries.


  • International business enterprises -- European Economic Community countries -- Employees.,
  • Women -- Employment -- European Economic Community countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Diane Elson and Ruth Pearson.
ContributionsElson, Diane., Pearson, Ruth, 1945-
LC ClassificationsHD6336 .W66 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1912023M
ISBN 100333438779, 033346706X
LC Control Number90118593

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