3 edition of Women"s legal strategies in Canada found in the catalog.
Women"s legal strategies in Canada
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Radha Jhappan.|
|LC Classifications||KE509 .W66 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 407 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||407|
|ISBN 10||080200721X, 080207667X|
|LC Control Number||2002727796|
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