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Published by Longman in London, New York .
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  • Great Britain.

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  • Middle class -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoger King and John Raynor ; with Dallas Cliff, Geoffrey Sparks.
SeriesAspects of modern sociology. The social structure of modern Britain, Aspects of modern sociology.
ContributionsRaynor, John M., 1930-, Raynor, John M., 1930-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT690.G7 K56 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3874995M
ISBN 100582295254
LC Control Number81199238

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