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Breaking the political glass ceiling

Breaking the political glass ceiling

women and local governance in South Asia

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Published by Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Political activity -- South Asia,
  • Local government -- South Asia

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-107).

    Statementedited by Damyanty Sridharan, Vesna Rodić.
    ContributionsSridharan, Damyanty., Rodić, Vesna., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A-ZS+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945765M
    ISBN 108174400532
    LC Control Number2009305095

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