Bibliography: p. 158-162.
|Series||The Jossey-Bass/Elsevier international series, Progress in mathematical social sciences|
|LC Classifications||HT608 .B67 1973|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||168|
|LC Control Number||73077072|
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