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Democratic equality

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equality.,
  • Democracy.,
  • Welfare state.,
  • Inégalité sociale.,
  • Démocratie.,
  • État providence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Edward Broadbent.
    ContributionsBroadbent, Ed, 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC575 .D45 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3967403M
    ISBN 100802047874, 0802083323
    LC Control Number2001273369
    OCLC/WorldCa46620283


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