Race, racism, and psychology towards a reflexive history by Graham Richards

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Racism in psychology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-352) and indexes.

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StatementGraham Richards.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF76.45 .R53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL414485M
ISBN 100415101409, 0415101417
LC Control Number98117261

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