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Mainstreaming equality in the European Union education, training and labour market policies by Teresa L. Rees

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • European Union countries.

Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment -- European Union countries.,
  • Manpower policy -- European Union countries.,
  • Occupational training for women -- European Union countries.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- European Union countries.,
  • Labor market -- European Union countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-246) and index.

StatementTeresa Rees.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6134.5 .R44 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL671440M
ISBN 100415115337, 0415115345
LC Control Number97017427

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