by Routledge in association with Open University Press in London .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by David Potter with James Anderson ... (et al.) for the Social Sciences Foundation Course Team at the Open University.|
|Series||An Open University set book|
|Contributions||Potter, David, 1931 Nov. 3-, Anderson, James, 1941-, Open University. Social Sciences Foundation Course Team.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||449|
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