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Social Costs in Modern Society

A Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment

by John E. Ullmann

  • 361 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Quorum Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Externalities (Economics),
  • United States,
  • Social Work,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Central government policies,
  • Development economics,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Social issues,
  • Economic Policy,
  • 1980-1993,
  • 1981-1993,
  • Social Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8275117M
    ISBN 100899300197
    ISBN 109780899300191

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