Women, the law, and the economy



Publisher: Butterworths in Toronto, Boston

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Edition Notes

Statementthe editorial board, E. Diane Pask, Kathleen E. Mahoney, Catherine A. Brown.
ContributionsPask, E. Diane., Mahoney, Kathleen E., LL. B., Brown, Catherine A., Women, the Law and the Economy Conference (1983 : Banff, Alta.)
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LC ClassificationsKE509 .A66 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 393 p. ;
Number of Pages393
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Open LibraryOL2648282M
ISBN 100409988650
LC Control Number85228668

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