Shortchanged Life And Debt in the Fringe Economy

Karger, Howard

Shortchanged Life And Debt in the Fringe Economy
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PRICE: FREE BOOK
DATE 2005
AUTHOR Karger, Howard
ISBN 9781576753361
FILE FORMAT 7,95 MB
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LANGUAGE ENGLISH

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Howard Karger is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Houston.Karger, Howard is the author of 'Shortchanged Life And Debt in the Fringe Economy', published 2005 under ISBN 9781576753361 and ISBN 1576753360.

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