Feminizing the unions
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Feminizing the unions challenging the culture of masculinity by Sheila Cunnison

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot .
Written in English


  • Women in trade-unions -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementSheila Cunnison, Jane Stageman.
ContributionsStageman, Jane.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18010881M
ISBN 101856286355
LC Control Number94000666

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