Mexican American (Chicano) handbook of affirmative action programs for employers and employees

and a directory of governmental-industrial-educational-community agencies and representatives.

Publisher: Personnel Management Association of Aztlan in Downey, Calif

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ContributionsPersonnel Management Association of Aztlan.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
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