Sexual harassment--a costly proposition conference proceedings : November 11-14, 1992 by Canadian Association against Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. Conference Victoria, B.C.)

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StatementCanadian Association Against Sexual Harassment in Higher Education, 8th Annual Conference.
LC ClassificationsLC212.863.C2 C36 1992
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Paginationi, 101 p.
Number of Pages101
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Open LibraryOL16021169M
ISBN 101550580493

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