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Published by American Sociological Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociologists -- Employment.,
  • College teachers -- Employment.,
  • Universities and colleges -- Faculty -- Employment.,
  • Job hunting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementShelia R. Cotten, ... [et. al.]
SeriesASA resource materials for teaching
ContributionsCotten, Shelia R.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18478935M

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