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Published by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in Kalamazoo, Mich .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Discrimination in employment -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEmily P. Hoffman, editor.
ContributionsHoffman, Emily P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4903.5.U6 E77 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1538153M
ISBN 100880991127, 0880991119
LC Control Number91016540

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