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Gender Bias Roadblock to Sustainable Development (Worldwatch Paper, Vol 110) by Jodi L. Jacobson

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Published by Worldwatch Institute .
Written in English


  • Sustainable development,
  • Sex discrimination against wom,
  • Development Studies (Social Sciences),
  • Employment Of Women,
  • Sociology,
  • Women in development,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Women,
  • Developing countries,
  • Economic conditions

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Edition Notes

ContributionsEd Ayres (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8658837M
ISBN 101878071106
ISBN 109781878071101

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