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7 edition of Street Woman found in the catalog.

Street Woman

by Eleanor M. Miller

  • 217 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin,
  • Milwaukee.
    • Subjects:
    • Female offenders -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.,
    • Prostitution -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreSociology, Criminology, Women"s/Gender Studies
      SeriesWomen in the political economy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6046 .M47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2544354M
      ISBN 10087722417X
      LC Control Number85026133

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