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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociological jurisprudence.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoger Cotterrell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK"370"C68"1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 409 p.
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20779491M
ISBN 100406010684, 0406010722

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