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Published by IDS Publications in Brighton .
Written in English


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Statementeditors: Christine Pelzer White and Kate Young.
SeriesIDS Bulletin -- vol.15, no.1
ContributionsWhite, Christine., Young, Kate.
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Open LibraryOL14505195M

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