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Published by Liberty Fund .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social issues,
  • Public Policy - Social Security,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Human services,
  • Great Britain,
  • Welfare state

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8327747M
ISBN 100865975477
ISBN 109780865975477

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