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Sex discrimination in AFDC benefits

Sex discrimination in AFDC benefits

Califano v. Westcott

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aid to families with dependent children programs -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Welfare recipients -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCalifano v. Westcott
    Statementby Cathy Gilmore
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1979-80, reel 1, fr. 1016
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15450614M

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