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The Challenge of social change

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English


  • Social change -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementeditor, Orlando Fals Borda.
SeriesSage studies in international sociology ;, 32
ContributionsFals-Borda, Orlando.
LC ClassificationsHM101 .C45 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2870539M
ISBN 100803997094
LC Control Number84051259

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