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Understanding sociology through research

Donald R. MacQueen

Understanding sociology through research

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[compiled by] Donald R. MacQueen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51 .M2335
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 539 p.
    Number of Pages539
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5282413M
    LC Control Number72000581


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