3 edition of Taking back our lives in the age of corporate dominance found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-192) and index.
|Statement||Ellen Schwartz and Suzanne Stoddard|
|Contributions||Stoddard, Suzanne, 1952-|
|LC Classifications||HM846 .S39 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 224 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||99054916|
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