3 edition of Risk and values in contemporary Britain found in the catalog.
Risk and values in contemporary Britain
by Department of Politics, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in association with Westlakes Research Institute in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Rick Wylie and Rod Hague.|
|Series||Westlakes research monograph -- no. 4|
|Contributions||Hague, Rod., University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Dept. of Politics., Westlakes Research Institute .|
|LC Classifications||HN400.M6 W85 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||141|
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