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The Blackwell reader in contemporary social theory

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Published by Blackwell in Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- Philosophy.,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesContemporary social theory
    Statementedited by Anthony Elliott.
    ContributionsElliott, Anthony.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM24 .B533 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 396 p. ;
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL385151M
    ISBN 100631206493, 0631206507
    LC Control Number98047773

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