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Includes bibliographical references (p. -305) and index.
|Statement||edited by Luk Van Langenhove|
|Series||Routledge advances in sociology -- 50, Routledge advances in sociology -- 50.|
|Contributions||Langenhove, Luk van|
|LC Classifications||HM1033 .H38 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 313 p. :|
|Number of Pages||313|
|ISBN 10||0415567246, 0203860888|
|ISBN 10||9780415567244, 9780203860885, 9700203860885|
|LC Control Number||2009030359|
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