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Critical social theories

an introduction

by Ben Agger

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- Philosophy,
  • Sociology -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-208) and index.

    StatementBen Agger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM24 .A375 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL687298M
    ISBN 100813321735, 0813321743
    LC Control Number97034244


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