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Social theory and modernity

critique, dissent, and revolution

by Timothy W. Luke

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Published by Sage Publications in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history -- 20th century,
  • Marxian school of sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-268) and index.

    StatementTimothy W. Luke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN18 .L78 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1856287M
    ISBN 100803938608, 0803938616
    LC Control Number90008234

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