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America unequal

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Published by Harvard University Press, Russell Sage Foundation in Cambridge, Mass, London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSheldon Danziger and Peter Gottschalk.
ContributionsGottschalk, Peter T., Russell Sage Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination220p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22337275M
ISBN 100674018109


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