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Sex differences in education

Barbara Murray

Sex differences in education

a comparative study of Ireland and Switzerland

by Barbara Murray

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Published by P. Lang in Berne, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.,
  • Switzerland.,
  • Ireland,
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Sex differences in education -- Ireland.,
    • Sex differences in education -- Switzerland.,
    • Women -- Ireland -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Switzerland -- Social conditions.,
    • Comparative education.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBarbara Murray.
      SeriesEuropean university studies. Series XXII, Sociology ;, vol. 116 =, Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XXII, Soziologie ;, Bd. 116, Europäische Hochschulschriften., Bd. 116.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC2072 .M87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 295 p. ;
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2280638M
      ISBN 103261035188
      LC Control Number86145132


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