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The gender of economics and the economics of gender

Anna J. Palmer

The gender of economics and the economics of gender

an analysis of undergraduate courses and textbooks in the U.K

by Anna J. Palmer

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Published by University of the West of England, Faculty of Economics and Social Science in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist economics -- Great Britain.,
  • Sex differences in education -- Great Britain.,
  • Universities and colleges -- Great Britain -- Graduate work of women.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnna J. Palmer.
    SeriesWorking papers ineconomics / University of the West of England, Bristol. Faculty of Economics and Social Science -- no. 15, Working papers in economics (University of the West ofEngland. Faculty of Economics and Social Science) -- no. 15.
    ContributionsUniversity of the West of England. Faculty of Economics and Social Science.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15192802M
    ISBN 101860430341
    OCLC/WorldCa60308194


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