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Women in the cities of Asia

migration and urban adaptation

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Asia -- Social conditions.,
    • Rural-urban migration -- Asia.,
    • Urbanization -- Asia.,
    • Women -- Asia -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by James T. Fawcett, Siew-Ean Khoo, Peter C. Smith.
      SeriesA Westview replica edition
      ContributionsFawcett, James T., 1935-, Khoo, Siew-Ean, 1949-, Smith, Peter Colin, 1943-, East-West Population Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1726 .W66 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 406 p. :
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3177367M
      ISBN 10086531814X
      LC Control Number83019835

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