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The sociology of power

Roderick Martin

The sociology of power

by Roderick Martin

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Index00 -- Power (Philosophy),
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

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    SeriesInternational library of sociology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,203p
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23747182M
    ISBN 10071008563

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