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Utopia and organization

Utopia and organization

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utopias,
  • Social structure

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Martin Parker.
    SeriesSociological review monographs -- 50, Sociological review monograph
    ContributionsParker, Martin, 1962-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15517170M
    ISBN 101405100729
    LC Control Number2002033206
    OCLC/WorldCa50424402


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