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Social theory and social policy.

by Robert A. Pinker

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Social policy.,
    • Great Britain -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 213-219.

      SeriesHeinemann studies in sociology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV245 .P55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 226 p.
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4061980M
      ISBN 100435826808
      LC Control Number79584706

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