Women and political power

survey carried out among the 150 national parliaments existing as of 31 October 1991.
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Inter-parliamentary Union , Geneva
Women in politics, Women legisl
SeriesSeries Reports & documents ;, Nr 19, Series "Reports and documents" ;, no. 19.
ContributionsInter-parliamentary Union.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF8 .I54a no. 19, HQ1236 .I54a no. 19
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 191 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL922425M
LC Control Number95220562
OCLC/WorldCa26781141

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