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Social inequality in Australian society

by John Stuart Western

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Published by Macmillan Co. of Australia in South Melbourne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Social classes -- Australia.,
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Australia.,
    • Minorities -- Australia.,
    • Age discrimination -- Australia.,
    • Equality.,
    • Australia -- Social conditions.,
    • Australia -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn S. Western.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN847 .W47 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 385 p. :
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3226133M
      ISBN 100333338952, 0333338944
      LC Control Number83137366

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