3 edition of The Legal relevance of gender found in the catalog.
The Legal relevance of gender
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by Sheila McLean, Noreen Burrows.|
|Contributions||McLean, Sheila., Burrows, Noreen, 1951-|
|LC Classifications||KD4103.A75 L44 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 287 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||287|
|ISBN 10||0391035363, 0391035371|
|LC Control Number||87004067|
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A discussion of the nature of a discrimination directed both against women as individuals and as members of a group, examining the relevance of criteria which are. The Legal Relevance of Gender Some Aspects of Sex-Based Discrimination. Editors: McLean, Sheila A. M., Burrows, Noreen (Eds.) Free Preview.
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