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Introduction to sociology a social justice approach by Ann Strahm

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Published by Cognella in San Diego .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociology,
  • Social justice

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Ann Strahm and Tamara Sniezek
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM586 .I58 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination601 p.
Number of Pages601
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24855333M
ISBN 109781934269886
LC Control Number2011378205
OCLC/WorldCa441922392

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