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The Burden of Bad Ideas

How Modern Intellectuals Misshape Our Society

by Heather Mac Donald

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Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Sociology,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Social Policy,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8670141M
    ISBN 101566633966
    ISBN 109781566633963


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