Research in Law and Sociology An Annual Compilation of Research (Studies in Law, Politics & Society) by Rita J. Simon

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Subjects:

  • Law,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • General,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages318
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Open LibraryOL11297807M
ISBN 100892320249
ISBN 109780892320240
OCLC/WorldCa15722800

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