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Patterns of economic behaviour among the American poor

by Efraim Gutkind

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- United States.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEfraim Gutkind.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4045
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(288)p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22311799M
    ISBN 100333397517

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