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campaign for the employment of women as police officers by John Carrier

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Policewomen -- Great Britain.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementJohn Carrier.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8023
The Physical Object
Pagination(295)p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21531208M
ISBN 100566054868

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