Women in development in the South Pacific barriers and opportunities : papers presented at a conference held in Vanuatu from 11 to 14 August 1984.

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Published by Development Studies Centre, Australian National University in Canberra .

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ContributionsAustralian National University. Development Studies Centre., Australian Development Assistance Bureau., Vanuatu. Womens" Affairs Office.
LC ClassificationsHQ1865.6 .W66 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2618197M
ISBN 100867845619
LC Control Number85184065

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