3 edition of Social sciences in policy making. found in the catalog.
Social sciences in policy making.
by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, sold by OECD Publications and Information Center] in Paris, [Washington, D.C
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 55-56.
|LC Classifications||H61 .O75 1979|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||56 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||79314325|
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