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The employment and condition of domestic help in India

Shashi Bala

The employment and condition of domestic help in India

issues and concerns

by Shashi Bala

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Published by V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in Noida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Household employees,
  • Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementShashi Bala
    SeriesNLI research studies series -- no. 088/2010
    ContributionsV.V. Giri National Labour Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52A-.D52ZI (H50)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24795019M
    LC Control Number2010308811


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