Gender and Power in Affluent Asia (New Rich in Asia) by Krishna Sen, Maila Stivens

By Krishna Sen, Maila Stivens

Gender and gear in prosperous Asia is the 1st significant research to examine the relatioships among gender and tool that experience observed the increase of Asian affluence.

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