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Holism and the social action "problem solving"

Robert L. Flood

Holism and the social action "problem solving"

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Published by University of Hull, Centre for Systems Studies in Hull .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert L.Flood.
SeriesResearch memorandum / University of Hull, Centre for Systems Studies -- no.12
ContributionsUniversity of Hull. Centre for Systems Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination39p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18251786M

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