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Race, ethnicity and community in three localities

Syd Jeffers

Race, ethnicity and community in three localities

by Syd Jeffers

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Published by [Journals Oxford] in [Oxford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Extract from New community, 22(1), 1996.

StatementSyd Jeffers, Paul Hoggett and Lyn Harrison.
SeriesNew community -- 22(1), 1996, p. 1996
ContributionsHoggett, Paul., Harrison, Lyn.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 11-126
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18534207M

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