Democratisation and gender in contemporary Russia

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  • English
Routledge , New York, NY
Civil society -- Russia (Federation), Non-governmental organizations -- Russia (Federation), Women in politics -- Russia (Federa
StatementSuvi Salmenniemi.
SeriesBasees/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies -- 46
LC ClassificationsJN6699.A15 S32 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23675216M
ISBN 139780415441124, 9780203895573
LC Control Number2007048947

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