Socio-economic status of women and gender disparity by Achala Srivastava

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  • Women in development,
  • Sex discrimination against women,
  • Statistics,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women

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With reference to Uttar Pradesh, India.

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StatementAchala Srivastava
LC ClassificationsHC437.U6 S69 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24795538M
ISBN 108183873022
ISBN 109788183873024
LC Control Number2010318940

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