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The nation"s families, 1960-1990

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Published by Auburn House Pub. Co. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Family -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Households -- United States -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 117-120.

StatementGeorge Masnick and Mary Jo Bane, with Neal Baer ... [et al.].
SeriesA Joint Center outlook report
ContributionsBane, Mary Jo.
LC ClassificationsHQ536 .M326 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4105834M
ISBN 100865690502
LC Control Number80020531

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