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Minorities in the middle

across-cultural analysis

by Walter P. Zenner

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic relations -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Minorities -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Discrimination -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Jews -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Jews, American -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-210) and indexes.

    StatementWalter P. Zenner..
    SeriesSUNY series in ethnicity and race in American life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN496
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22322030M
    ISBN 100791406423, 0791406431


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