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The politics of social inequality

The politics of social inequality

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Published by New York, JAI in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equality.,
  • Political sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Betty A. Dobratz, Lisa K. Waldner, Timothy Buzzell.
    SeriesResearch in political sociology -- v. 9
    ContributionsDobratz, Betty A., Waldner, Lisa K., Buzzell, Tim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM821 .P65 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 414 p. :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18339524M
    ISBN 100762307560
    LC Control Number00067803

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