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Beyond women"s empowerment in Africa

exploring dislocation and agency

by Elinami Veraeli Swai

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Tanzania -- Social conditions,
  • Women in development -- Tanzania,
  • Women -- Africa -- Social conditions,
  • Women in development -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElinami Veraeli Swai.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1798.5 .S89 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23929422M
    ISBN 109780230102484
    LC Control Number2009041840

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