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Published by JAI Press in Greenwich, Conn, London .
Written in English


  • Social structure.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementvolume editors J. David Knottnerus, Christopher Prendergast.
SeriesCurrent perspectives in social theory -- suppl.1
ContributionsKnottnerus, J. David., Prendergast, Christopher.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,254p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22810255M
ISBN 101559388757

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