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Women"s reproductive rights

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English


  • Women"s rights -- Europe.,
  • Human reproduction -- Political aspects -- Europe.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Heather Widdows, Idziar Alkorta Idiakez, and Aitziber Emaldi Cirión.
SeriesWomen"s rights in Europe series, Women"s rights in Europe
ContributionsWiddows, Heather, 1972-, Alkorta Idiakez, Itziar., Emaldi Cirión, Aitziber, 1970-
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.E85 W645 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22718607M
ISBN 10140394993X

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