Women in the urban labor markets of Africa : the case of Tanzania
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Women in the urban labor markets of Africa : the case of Tanzania by Nwanganga Shields

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Urban women -- Employment -- Tanzania.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Tanzania.,
  • Women -- Tanzania -- Social conditions.,
  • Women -- Africa -- Social conditions -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Nwanganga Shields.
SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- no. 380
LC ClassificationsHD6211.3 .S48 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination136, 2 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19613925M

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