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Work, urbanism and inequality

Work, urbanism and inequality

UK society today

by

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Division of labor.,
    • Cities and towns -- Great Britain.,
    • Equality.,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Philip Abrams.
      ContributionsAbrams, Philip.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN390 .W67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3899569M
      ISBN 100297774697, 0297774700
      LC Control Number81461659

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