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Published by American Academy of Political and Social Science in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Income,
    • Income -- United States,
    • Equality,
    • Social sciences -- Bibliography

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      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementSpecial editor: Sidney Weintraub.
      SeriesThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 409, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ;, v. 409.
      ContributionsWeintraub, Sidney, 1914- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH1 .A4 vol. 409, HC79.I5 .A4 vol. 409
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5432002M
      ISBN 100877611696, 0877611688
      LC Control Number73078959


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