8 edition of Contemporary social and political theory found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -197) and index.
|Other titles||Contemporary social & political theory|
|Statement||Fidelma Ashe ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Ashe, Fidelma, 1965-|
|LC Classifications||H61.15 .C65 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 209 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||209|
|ISBN 10||033519625X, 0335196241|
|LC Control Number||98019057|
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