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critique of sociological reasoning

Charles W. Smith

critique of sociological reasoning

an essay in philosophical sociology

by Charles W. Smith

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles W. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM24 .S539
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4479253M
    ISBN 100631194908, 0631101616
    LC Control Number79307302

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