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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Discrimination,
  • Racism,
  • Equality

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Miguel Angel Centeno, Katherine S. Newman.
ContributionsCenteno, Miguel Angel, 1957-, Newman, Katherine S., 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM821 .D57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23735980M
ISBN 109780199732166, 9780199732173
LC Control Number2009038282

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