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STPEC (Social Thought and Political Economy) Research Guide   Tags: economy, political, social, society  

Use this guide to find information and research on topics in social thought and political economy
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2014 URL: http://guides.library.umass.edu/stpec Print Guide RSS Updates

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