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Social science and public policy in the United States

by Irving Louis Horowitz

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social sciences.,
    • Policy sciences.,
    • Social scientists in government -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      StatementIrving Louis Horowitz, James Everett Katz.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic, social, and political issues
      ContributionsKatz, James Everett, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH61 .H6845 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 187 p. ;
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5066085M
      ISBN 100275053105, 0275891607
      LC Control Number74033034

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