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Sex differences in graduate student ambition

Sandra Acker

Sex differences in graduate student ambition

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Published in 1978 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sandra Sue Acker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 80994 (L)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 476 leaves
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3092309M
LC Control Number82195415


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