Popular delusions how social conformity molds society and politics by Coleman, Stephen

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Published by Cambria Press in Youngstown, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Political socialization,
  • Conformity,
  • Social control,
  • Voting -- Social aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementStephen Coleman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA76 .C545 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17961718M
ISBN 109781934043776
LC Control Number2007022023

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