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Social structure and law

theoretical and empirical perspectives

by William M. Evan

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

    Subjects:
  • Sociological jurisprudence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-258) and indexes.

    StatementWilliam M. Evan.
    SeriesSage library of social research ;, v. 180
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK376 .E87 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1856576M
    ISBN 100803928815, 0803928823
    LC Control Number90008544


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