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Women, culture, and development

a study of human capabilities

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s rights,
  • Sex role,
  • Women in development

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Martha C. Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover.
    SeriesWIDER studies in development economics, Studies in development economics.
    ContributionsNussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-, Glover, Jonathan., World Institute for Development Economics Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236 .W6377 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 481 p. ;
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1116506M
    ISBN 100198289170, 0198289642
    LC Control Number94042602

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