Gender Injustice An International Comparative Analysis of Equality in Employment by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

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Subjects:

  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Labor & Employment,
  • Employment & labour law,
  • Gender & the Law,
  • Discrimination in employment,
  • Law and legislation

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages298
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Open LibraryOL9789159M
ISBN 100754623777
ISBN 109780754623779

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