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study of social problems

Earl Rubington

study of social problems

five perspectives

by Earl Rubington

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statement[edited by] Earl Rubington and Martin S. Weinberg.
ContributionsWeinberg, Martin S. 1939-
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Open LibraryOL21001487M

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