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American dilemmas

Jonathan H. Turner

American dilemmas

a sociological interpretation of enduring social issues

by Jonathan H. Turner

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

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJonathan H. Turner and David Musick.
      ContributionsMusick, David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN59.2 .T87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2849180M
      ISBN 100231059566, 0231059574
      LC Control Number84011397

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