Rural women"s road to empowerment

micro-enterprise through achievement motivation by Kiron Wadhera

Publisher: SAGE Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks

Written in English
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  • Rural women,
  • Achievement motivation in women,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Businesswomen,
  • Entrepreneurship

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKiron Wadhera, George Koreth
ContributionsKoreth, George, 1941-
LC ClassificationsHD6072.6.D44 W33 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25054320M
ISBN 109788132106920
LC Control Number2011038661

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