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Applied sociology; opportunities and problems.

Alvin Ward Gouldner

Applied sociology; opportunities and problems.

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.,
  • Social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Alvin W. Gouldner and S. M. Miller for the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
    ContributionsMiller, S. M. 1922-, Society for the Study of Social Problems.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN28 .G6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 466 p.
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17756421M


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