Women and minorities in science

strategies for increasing participation
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Published by Westview Press for the American Association for the Advancement of Science , Boulder, Colo
Women in science -- United States., Minorities in science -- United St

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United St

Statementedited by Sheila M. Humphreys.
SeriesAAAS selected symposium ;, 66
ContributionsHumphreys, Sheila M., American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ130 .W65
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 218 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273549M
ISBN 100865313172
LC Control Number81019843

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