How to deal with sex-role stereotyping at a school board meeting, in a workshop, in the classroom by Nan Bostick

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Published by Choice for Tomorrow in Cupertino, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sex role,
  • Sex discrimination against women

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 42-44

Book details

Statementby Nan Bostick, Patricia Kaspar, Nancy Sallan
ContributionsKaspar, Patricia, Sallan, Nancy
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL22786346M

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