Myths About the Powerless

Contesting Social Inequalities

Publisher: Temple University Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Social policy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • 1993-,
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Social classes,
  • Psychology,
  • USA,
  • Poor,
  • General,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Sociology - General

Edition Notes

ContributionsM. Brinton Lykes (Editor), Ali Banuazizi (Editor), Ramsay Liem (Editor), Michael Morris (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8668809M
ISBN 101566394228
ISBN 109781566394222
OCLC/WorldCa33862962

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