Social theory and social invention.

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StatementEdited with an introd. by Herman D. Stein. Essays by Charles Frankel [and others]
ContributionsStein, Herman David, ed., Frankel, Charles, 1917-, Case Western Reserve University. School of Applied Social Sciences.
LC ClassificationsH61 .S775
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Paginationxx, 187 p.
Number of Pages187
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Open LibraryOL5548857M
LC Control Number67027794

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