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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Waste (Economics),
  • Economic policy.,
  • Capitalism.,
  • Waste (Economics) -- United States.,
  • Capitalism -- United States.,
  • United States -- Economic policy.

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Edition Notes

StatementDouglas Dowd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.W3 D69 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2048797M
ISBN 100813308100, 0813308097
LC Control Number88026107

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