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Women and Farming

Changing Roles, Changing Structures (Rural Studies Series of the Rural Sociological Society)

by Wava Haney

  • 118 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women in agriculture,
  • Food Supply,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Sociology,
  • Congresses,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJane Knowles (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024546M
    ISBN 10081337605X
    ISBN 109780813376059

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