Women politicians of Pakistan: a study of patriarchal paradox in a post colonial muslim context.

Saif, Muhammed Iqbal


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M. I. Saif, “ Women politicians of Pakistan: a study of patriarchal paradox in a post colonial muslim context.,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1993.