Report on national survey on married women, their role in the family and society.

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Published by Research Branch, Ministry of Social Affairs, Singapore in [Singapore] .

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ContributionsSingapore. Ministry of Social Affairs. Research Branch.
LC ClassificationsHQ1750.67 .R46 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 148, [72] p. :
Number of Pages148
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Open LibraryOL2703134M
ISBN 109971880474
LC Control Number85941313

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