by Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit in Cape Town .
Written in English
|Series||Saldru working paper ;, no. 43|
|LC Classifications||HD991.Z7 S57 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||30 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||30|
|LC Control Number||82117563|
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