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Gender-fair language

Gender-fair language

a primer

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Published by University Center for Women"s Studies, University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 30).

StatementThelma B. Kintanar, editor ; Angela Tongson, researcher-compiler.
ContributionsKintanar, Thelma B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2000/00246 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6812703M
ISBN 10971872009X
LC Control Number00280487
OCLC/WorldCa44885412

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