Japanese Equal Employment Opportunity Law: its effects on personnel management policies and women's attitudes. / Lam, Alice.

London : STICERD, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1992. (IS/92/254).

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Japanese Equal Employment Opportunity Law: its effects on personnel management policies and women's attitudes. / Lam, Alice.

London : STICERD, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1992. (IS/92/254).

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Lam A. Japanese Equal Employment Opportunity Law: its effects on personnel management policies and women's attitudes. London: STICERD, London School of Economics and Political Science. 1992 Oct. (IS/92/254). https://doi.org/IS/92/254

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Lam, Alice. / Japanese Equal Employment Opportunity Law: its effects on personnel management policies and women's attitudes. London : STICERD, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1992. (IS/92/254).

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