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Children and women in traditional and cash crop agriculture

Stein, John P.

Children and women in traditional and cash crop agriculture

a preliminary cross-section study of economic development in Guatemala

by Stein, John P.

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala,
  • Guatemala.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Guatemala.,
    • Women agricultural laborers -- Guatemala.,
    • Rural children -- Employment -- Guatemala.,
    • Guatemala -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn P. Stein ; prepared for the Agency for International Development.
      SeriesA Rand note ;, N-1547-AID
      ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1807 .S73 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 27 p. ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3113892M
      LC Control Number82222513

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