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Sociology and critical inquiry

the work, tradition, and purpose

by Walton, John

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Sociology.

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    StatementJohn Walton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51 .W23 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2186719M
    ISBN 100534119107
    LC Control Number89004798


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