Do the poor want to work? A social-psychological study of work orientations. by Leonard Goodwin

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Work,
  • Poor -- Employment -- United States,
  • Work -- Psychological aspects

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

LC ClassificationsHD4904 .G65
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5282097M
ISBN 100815732058, 0815732066
LC Control Number72000146

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