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Women and transport

David Kearney

Women and transport

a brief review of gender, transport and options for improving women"s access and mobility

by David Kearney

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Published by Environ in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavidKearney with Les Newby.
SeriesResearch paper / Environ -- no.93-10, Research paper -- no.93-10.
ContributionsNewby, Les., Environ (Organisation)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21267476M

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