Black women in the new services economy
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Black women in the new services economy help or hinderance in economic self-sufficiency? by Bette Woody

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Published by Wellesley College, Center for Research on Women in Wellesley, MA .
Written in English


  • African American women -- Employment.,
  • Service industries workers -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementBette Woody.
SeriesWorking paper -- no. 196, Working paper (Wellesley College. Center for Research on Women) -- no. 196.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 leaves ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13589363M

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