Social structure, family patterns and interpersonal influence.
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Social structure, family patterns and interpersonal influence. by Veronica Stolte-Heiskanen

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Published by Distributor: Academic Bookstore in Helsinki .
Written in English


  • Family -- Finland -- Case studies,
  • Social institutions -- Finland

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Bibliography: p. [147]-151.

SeriesTransactions of the Westermarck Society, v. 14, Transactions of the Westermarck Society -- vol. 14.
LC ClassificationsHM9 .W43 vol. 14, HQ638.3 .W43 vol. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p.
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19301670M

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