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Social Change (Sociology and Society)

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTim Jordan (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610802M
ISBN 100631233113
ISBN 109780631233114


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