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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poor -- United States.,
  • Poverty.,
  • Discrimination -- United States.,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementBradley R. Schiller.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17733357M
ISBN 100132320096

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