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Social theory in the twentieth century

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Polity Press , Cambridge
Social sciences -- Philosophy., Sociology -- Philosophy., Functionalism (Social scie
Other titlesSocial theory in the 20th century
StatementPatrick Baert.
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LC ClassificationsH61.15 .B34 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 240 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL20282236M
ISBN 100745613853, 0745613861

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