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Differential family characteristics as the context for women"s productive activities by Florence E. McCarthy

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Published by The Section in [Dacca] .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh,
  • Bangladesh.


  • Women agricultural laborers -- Bangladesh,
  • Family -- Bangladesh,
  • Bangladesh -- Rural conditions

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Bibliography: p. 42-43.

StatementFlorence E. McCarthy and the Women"s Section, Planning and Evaluation Cell, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, in collaboration with the Regional Development Academy, Bogra.
SeriesRural class differentiation and women"s productive activities., no. 1
ContributionsRegional Development Academy, Bogra.
LC ClassificationsHD6073.A292 B35 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3152454M
LC Control Number82907327

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