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Women, work, and age policy challenges : proceedings of a conference sponsored by a Michigan coalition of educational and research institutions, government agencies, and advocacy organizations. by

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Published by Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (300 N. Ingalls Bldg., Ann Arbor 48109) .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Middle-aged women -- Employment -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Age and employment -- United States -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

GenreCongresses.
ContributionsSnyder, Eloise C., 1928-, University of Michigan. Institute of Gerontology., Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6056.2.U6 W66 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2666978M
LC Control Number85621770

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