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The unsheltered woman

Eugenie Ladner Birch

The unsheltered woman

women and housing

by Eugenie Ladner Birch

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing policy,
  • Lodging-houses,
  • Women heads of households,
  • Homelessness

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, c1985.

    Statementedited by Eugenie Ladner Birch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD7288.6.U6 U57 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206361M
    ISBN 109781412847803
    LC Control Number2012003564

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