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What Money Can’t Buy

Family Income and Children’s Life Chances

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PAPERBACK

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674587342

Publication Date: 09/15/1998

Short

256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 line illustrations, 48 tables

World

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