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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Women in politics -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Janet A. Flammang.
SeriesSage yearbooks in women"s policy studies ;, v. 8
ContributionsFlammang, Janet A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.U6 P65 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2844875M
ISBN 10080392139X, 0803921403
LC Control Number84006922

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