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Published by The New Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Households -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Occupations -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Income distribution -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Social classes -- United States -- Statistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 41).

Other titlesAmerican profile poster, New American profile poster
StatementStephen J. Rose.
LC ClassificationsHA214 .R67 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23378876M

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