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libertarian illusion ideology, public policy, and the assault on the common good by William E. Hudson

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Published by CQ Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Libertarianism -- United States.,
  • Communitarianism -- United States.,
  • Industrial policy -- United States.,
  • Welfare state -- United States.,
  • United States -- Social policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWilliam E. Hudson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 H72 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19429297M
ISBN 109781933116501
LC Control Number2007045638

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