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The politics of poverty

John C. Donovan

The politics of poverty

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Published by Pegasus in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John C. Donovan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC106.6 .D6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 157 p.
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5546917M
      LC Control Number67025505


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