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Domestic democracy at home in South Africa by Jennifer Natalie Fish

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Women domestics -- South Africa,
  • Democratization -- South Africa,
  • Social change -- South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJennifer Natalie Fish.
SeriesNew approaches in sociology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6072.2.S6 F57 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3405090M
ISBN 100415975131
LC Control Number2005020588

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