Migrant women and wage employment
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Migrant women and wage employment exploring issues of work and identity among health care professoinals by Sumangala Damodaran

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Published by V. V. Giri National Labour Institute in Noida .
Written in English

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Study on the lives, work, and struggles of women from Kerala working in Delhi as nurses.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-44).

StatementSumangala Damodaran, Krishna Menon.
SeriesNLI research studies series -- no. 073/2007
ContributionsMenon, Krishna., V. V. Giri National Labour Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16868150M
LC Control Number2007341133

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