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Understanding social networks concepts, theories, and findings by Charles Kadushin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social networks

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles Kadushin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM741 .K33 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24839728M
ISBN 109780195379464, 9780195379471
LC Control Number2011014668

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