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Strengthening social security for women

Heidi I. Hartmann

Strengthening social security for women

a report from the Working Conference on Women and Social Security, July 19-22, 1999, Arlie House, Warrenton, Virginia

by Heidi I. Hartmann

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Published by Task Force on Women and Social Security, National Council of Women"s Organizations in collaboration with the Institute for Women"s Policy Research in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Pensions -- United States.,
    • Social security -- United States.,
    • Retirement income -- United States.,
    • Social security beneficiaries -- United States.,
    • Individual retirement accounts -- United States.,
    • Economic security -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 17).

      Statementprepared by Heidi Hartmann and Catherine Hill with Lisa Witter.
      ContributionsHill, Catherine, 1971-, Witter, Lisa., Institute for Women"s Policy Research., Working Conference on Women and Social Security (1999 : Airlie House)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6080.2.U5 H37 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 22 p. :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3285446M
      ISBN 101878428500
      LC Control Number2003616032
      OCLC/WorldCa47019062

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