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Thinking About Social Problems An Introduction to Constructionist Perspectives (Social Problems and Social Issues) (Social Problems and Social Issues) by Donileen R. Loseke

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Published by Aldine de Gruyter .
Written in English


  • Social issues,
  • Social theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Services & Welfare,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social perception,
  • Social problems,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10169868M
ISBN 100202306208
ISBN 109780202306209

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