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A measurement of racial attitudes toward minority groups in ten Boston social agencies

by Herman James Tyrance

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1947.

The Physical Object
Pagination[vii], 69 pages
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25945442M
OCLC/WorldCa7834887

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