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Women in technology-oriented fields. / Niiranen, Sonja; Niiranen, Samuli.

julkaisussa: Australasian Journal of Technology Education, Vuosikerta 2, 2015.

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Niiranen, Sonja ; Niiranen, Samuli. / Women in technology-oriented fields. Julkaisussa: Australasian Journal of Technology Education. 2015 ; Vuosikerta 2.

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