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Statementeditor in chief, Kaisa Kauppinen-Toropainen.
SeriesSosiaali- ja terveysministeriön julkaisuja,, 1993:6
ContributionsKauppinen-Toropainen, Kaisa., Finland. Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö., Työterveyslaitos., OECD Panel Group on Women, Work and Health.
LC ClassificationsHD6167.3 .O43 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination193 p. :
Number of Pages193
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Open LibraryOL1215999M
LC Control Number94213655

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