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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social service -- Economic aspects,
  • Economics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-182) and index

StatementMichael Anthony Lewis and Karl Widerquist
ContributionsLewis, Michael Anthony, 1965-, Widerquist, Karl
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV41 .E24 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18135372M
ISBN 100231116861, 023111687X
LC Control Number2001047314

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