Theories of the New Class

intellectuals and power by Lawrence P King

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis

Written in English
Published: Pages: 268 Downloads: 68
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  • Communism and intellectuals,
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Socialism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-261) and index

StatementLawrence Peter King and Iván Szelényi
SeriesContradictions -- v. 20, Contradictions (Minneapolis, Minn.) -- 20
ContributionsSzelényi, Iván
LC ClassificationsHX528 .K56 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17126035M
ISBN 100816643431, 081664344X
LC Control Number2003022320

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