Women"s education, gender equality, and fertility
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Published by Rajat Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Women -- Education -- India -- Orissa,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- India -- Orissa,
  • Fertility, Human -- Social aspects -- India -- Orissa

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-229) and index.

StatementVandana Barik.
LC ClassificationsLC2328.I4 B37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24003506M
ISBN 108178804158
ISBN 109788178804156
LC Control Number2009305257

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