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Social science and public policy

by Martin Rein

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Eng, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Policy sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMartin Rein.
    SeriesPenguin education
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH62 .R415
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4589344M
    ISBN 10014080367X
    LC Control Number77351375

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