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Global inequalities at work

work"s impact on the health of individuals, families, and societies

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial hygiene

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jody Heymann.
    ContributionsHeymann, Jody, 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC967 .G56 2003, RC967 .G56 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18188803M
    ISBN 100195150864
    LC Control Number2002193005


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