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Comparative perspectives on social problems

Vytautas Kavolis

Comparative perspectives on social problems

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social problems -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Ethnopsychology -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesSocial problems.
    Statementedited and with introd. by Vytautas Kavolis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN15 .K33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5683773M
    LC Control Number69015382

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