Gender and trade liberalisation in Bangladesh
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Gender and trade liberalisation in Bangladesh the case of the readymade garments by Fahmida Khatun.

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Published by Centre for Policy Dialogue in Dhaka .
Written in English


  • Clothing trade -- Bangladesh,
  • Women clothing workers -- Bangladesh -- Economic conditions,
  • Women clothing workers -- Bangladesh -- Social conditions,
  • Foreign trade promotion -- Bangladesh

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [65]-69).

StatementFahmida Khatun ... [et al.].
SeriesCPD Research monograph -- 2
ContributionsCentre for Policy Dialogue (Bangladesh)
LC ClassificationsHD9940.A4-Z.x (H18)+
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 73 p. ;
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22692381M
ISBN 109843000013677
LC Control Number2008335865

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