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No Shortcuts to Power African Women in Politics and Policy Making by

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women in politics,
  • Politics and government,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Political Science,
  • Uganda,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • 1994-,
  • South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAnne-Marie Goetz (Editor), Shireen Hassim (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8927492M
ISBN 101842771477
ISBN 109781842771471

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