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Social determination of living conditions in post-socialist societies

RoМЃbert, PeМЃter.

Social determination of living conditions in post-socialist societies

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Published by Institute for Political Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Social indicators -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Social mobility -- Europe, Eastern -- Statistics.,
    • Social classes -- Europe, Eastern -- Statistics.,
    • Lifestyles -- Europe, Eastern -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-57).

      StatementPéter Róbert, in collaboration with Matild Sági.
      SeriesWorking papers of political science,, 18
      ContributionsSági, Matild.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN380.7.A85 R6 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL411238M
      ISBN 109639098442
      LC Control Number98113101
      OCLC/WorldCa39043009

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