impact of changing women"s roles on transportation needs and usage by William M. Michelson

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Statementprepared by William Michelson
ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. University Research and Training Program, University of California, Irvine. Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Irvine. Program in Social Ecology
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Paginationxiv, 83, 32 p. :
Number of Pages83
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