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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

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Pinker
    SeriesHeinemann studies in sociology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV"245"P55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 226 p.
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20052453M
    ISBN 100435826816
    LC Control Number79584706

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