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A Nation of Victims

The Decay of the American Character

by Charles J. Sykes

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • USA,
  • Government - National,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • 1980-,
  • Moral conditions,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States,
  • Victims of crimes,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9593738M
    ISBN 100312098820
    ISBN 109780312098827


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