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Aging and economy in modern society

Prakash C. Sharma

Aging and economy in modern society

a selected bibliographic research guide

by Prakash C. Sharma

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Bibliography.,
    • Social security -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Retirement income -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementPrakash C. Sharma.
      GenreBibliography.
      SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography ;, P-199
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.O4 S473, HQ1064.U5 S473
      The Physical Object
      Pagination12 p. ;
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4445162M
      LC Control Number79107005


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