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Contemporary American Society

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Published by Almquiest & Wiksell Intl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13425839M
    ISBN 108750035053
    ISBN 109788750035053


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American Society: how it actually works (forthcoming,W.W. Norton) By Erik Olin Wright & Joel Rogers. Note: This book is a joint project with Joel Rogers based on an undergraduate sociology course, "Contemporary American Sociology", which. Good scholars rarely write books for undergraduate students and when they write, the outcome is not always successful.

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