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The New egalitarianism

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Affirmative action programs -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Political science -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Equality -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Social justice -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by David Lewis Schaefer.
      SeriesNational university publications. Political science series, National university publications, National university publications.
      ContributionsSchaefer, David Lewis, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 N46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4736923M
      ISBN 100804692203
      LC Control Number78027063


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