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Women & change in the Caribbean

a Pan-Caribbean perspective


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Published by Ian Randle, Indiana University Press, J. Currey in Kingston, Bloomington, London .
Written in English

  • Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Women in development -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Women -- Caribbean Area -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesWomen and change in the Caribbean.
      Statementedited by Janet Momsen.
      ContributionsMomsen, Janet Henshall.
      LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.C27 W66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 308 p. :
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1393276M
      ISBN 100253338972, 0253338964, 0852554044, 0852554036
      LC Control Number93000422

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Women and Change in the Caribbean, a study of women marginalized by both gender and race in a region such as the Caribbean―itself marginalized in global terms―attempts to extract insights relevant both within and beyond geographical : Paperback.

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Momsen, Janet, ed. Women & Change in the Caribbean: A Pan-Caribbean Perspective. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, This book provides an excellent discussion of topics pertinent to women’s experiences in the region.

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