Consciousness and action among the Western working class
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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English


  • Working class.,
  • Proletariat.,
  • Marxian school of sociology.,
  • Ideology.,
  • Industrial sociology.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Mann.
LC ClassificationsHD6955 .M335 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4259156M
ISBN 100391022687
LC Control Number81004726

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