Women, power, and kinship politics

female power in post-war Philippines by Mina Roces

Publisher: Praeger in Westport, CT

Written in English
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  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.

Subjects:

  • Women in politics -- Philippines,
  • Political culture -- Philippines,
  • Kinship -- Political aspects -- Philippines,
  • Power (Social sciences) -- Philippines,
  • Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1946-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [194]-210) and index.

StatementMina Roces.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.P6 R62 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL688149M
ISBN 100275960064
LC Control Number97035136

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