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False consciousness an essay on reification by Joseph Gabel

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alienation (Social psychology),
  • Consciousness,
  • Mental illness

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Joseph Gabel ; translated from the French by Margaret A. Thompson with the assistance of Kenneth A. Thompson ; introduction by Kenneth A. Thompson.
SeriesExplorations in interpretative sociology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM136 .G2313
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 358 p. ;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4933334M
ISBN 100631164707
LC Control Number76360212

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