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Gender and nation building in the Middle East the political economy of health from Mandate Palestine to refugee camps in Jordan by Elise G. Young

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Published by I.B. Tauris in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medical care,
  • Medical policy,
  • Palestinian Arab Women,
  • Nation-building,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [168]-185) and index.

StatementElise G. Young
SeriesLibrary of modern Middle East studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA564.9.R43 Y58 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25250021M
ISBN 101848854811
ISBN 109781848854819
LC Control Number2011275928
OCLC/WorldCa770229661

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