America"s Problems (2nd Edition)

Cover of: America

Published by Harpercollins College Div .

Written in English

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  • Central government policies,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sociology - General

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7669656M
ISBN 100673397149
ISBN 109780673397140

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