Political Power and Social Theory: A Research Annual 1988 (Political Power and Social Theory) by Maurice Zeitlin

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  • Political science & theory,
  • Reference,
  • Political Sociology,
  • Sociological Theory,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL11298309M
ISBN 100892328959
ISBN 109780892328956
OCLC/WorldCa503172389

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