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Does class matter social stratification and orientations in Singapore by Tan, Ern Ser.

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, River Edge, N.J .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-128) and index.

Other titlesSocial stratification and orientations in Singapore
StatementTan Ern Ser.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3343879M
ISBN 10981238829X
LC Control Number2004348835

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