Girls and Young Women in Education
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Girls and Young Women in Education A European Perspective (Comparative and International Education Series, Vol 10) by Maggie Wilson

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Published by Pergamon .
Written in English


  • Education,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Europe,
  • Education Of Women,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • General,
  • Comparative Education,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Educational equalization,
  • Women

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9266686M
ISBN 10008037266X
ISBN 109780080372662

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