Paying for inequality the economic cost of social injustice

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Published by IPPR/Rivers Oram Press, Paul and Co. in London, Concord, MA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Equality -- Great Britain,
  • Equality -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Andrew Glyn and David Miliband.
ContributionsGlyn, Andrew, 1943-, Miliband, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN400.S6 P39 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1223190M
ISBN 101854890581, 185489059X
LC Control Number94222899
OCLC/WorldCa31014559

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