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Affirmative Action (Point/Counterpoint) by Alan Marzilli

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Affirmative action programs,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8159768M
ISBN 10079107918X
ISBN 109780791079188

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