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Social inequality in a changing world

Social inequality in a changing world

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Published by University of Cambridge, Sociological Research Group in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based on the proceedings of the Cambridge Social Stratification Seminar, September 1993, at Clare College, Cambridge University.

Statementeditor Robert M. Blackburn.
ContributionsBlackburn, R. M. 1934-, University of Cambridge. Sociological ResearchGroup.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19960870M

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