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Feminism and the state in Nigeria

the national machinery for women

by Amina Mama

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Published by Third World Network-Africa in Accra North, Ghana .
Written in English

  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Government policy -- Nigeria.,
    • Feminism -- Nigeria.,
    • Women"s rights -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-42).

      Statementby Amina Mama.
      SeriesNational machinery series,, no. 4
      LC ClassificationsHQ1815 .M25 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3739182M
      ISBN 109988602049
      LC Control Number2003408559

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