2 edition of Minorities and women in State and local governments found in the catalog.
Minorities and women in State and local governments
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Office of Planning, Research and Systems
1977 by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Planning, Research and Systems in [Washington .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references
|Statement||[prepared by Rosalind S. Reshad ... et al.; edited by Joan Hannan]|
|Series||Research report - U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ; no. 52-1 to 52-6|
|Contributions||Hannan, Joan, ed, Reshad, Rosalind S|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||6 v. :|
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