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6 edition of Women With Disabilities found in the catalog.

Women With Disabilities

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • United States,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Handicapped,
  • Sociology,
  • Women with disabilities,
  • Psychology,
  • Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMary E. Willmuth (Editor), Lillian, Ph.D. Holcomb (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8614169M
    ISBN 101560230460
    ISBN 109781560230465


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