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Published by Hisis Publishing in Port Harcourt .
Written in English



  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.


  • Women in development -- Nigeria,
  • Sustainable development -- Nigeria,
  • Sex role -- Government policy -- Nigeria,
  • Urban poor -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Social policy,
  • Nigeria -- Economic policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Yomi Oruwari.
ContributionsOruwari, Yomi.
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.N6 G45 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4015625M
ISBN 109780411747
LC Control Number2001385053

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