Cover of: Women in the developing world | Nermin Abadan-Unat

Women in the developing world

evidence from Turkey
  • 199 Pages
  • 1.65 MB
  • English
Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver , Denver, Colo
Women in development -- Turkey., Women"s rights -- Turkey., Muslim women -- Tu



StatementNermin Abadan-Unat ; foreword by Elise Boulding.
SeriesMonograph series in world affairs ;, v. 22, bk. 1
LC ClassificationsHQ1726.7 .A63 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 199 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2547006M
ISBN 100879400803
LC Control Number85028915

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