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Handbook of public sociology

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- Philosophy,
  • Applied sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Vincent Jeffries.
    ContributionsJeffries, Vincent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM511 .H36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23164688M
    ISBN 109780742566460, 9780742566484
    LC Control Number2009004561

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