Economic crisis, social change, and new social divisions in Finland

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-124).

StatementRaimo Blom and Harri Melin (eds).
SeriesSeries A / Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere,, 29/1998, Tampereen yliopiston sosiologian ja sosiaalipsykologian laitoksen sarja A,, 29.
ContributionsBlom, Raimo., Melin, Harri.
LC ClassificationsHN532.5 .E27 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL101132M
ISBN 109514443683
LC Control Number99215849

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