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Changing Attitudes Towards Gender Equality in Switzerland (2000–2017): Period, Cohort and Life-Course Effects

Published Online: 26 Nov 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 46 (2020) - Issue 3 (November 2020)
Page range: 559 - 585
Journal Details
First Published
16 Apr 2016
Publication timeframe
3 times per year

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