Psychology in social context issues and debates by Philip John Tyson

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, UK, Malden, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social aspects,
  • PSYCHOLOGY / History,
  • Psychology,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ( p. [257] -272) and index.

Book details

StatementPhilip John Tyson, Dai Jones and Jonathan Elcock
ContributionsJones, Dai, 1943-, Elcock, Jonathan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF57 .T97 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881713M
ISBN 109781405168243, 9781405168236
LC Control Number2010047221

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