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Published by Women in International Development, Michigan State University in [East Lansing, MI, USA] .
Written in English



  • China.


  • Sex role -- China.,
  • Women -- Government policy -- China.,
  • Women -- Education -- China.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-21).

Statementby Margaret Ann Franklin.
SeriesWorking paper,, #176, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) ;, #176.
LC ClassificationsHQ1075.5.C6 F73 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1910973M
LC Control Number90117019

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