manifesto for old age

by Joanna Bornat

Publisher: Pluto Press in London

Written in English
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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Older people -- Government policy -- Great Britain,
  • Old age pensions -- Great Britain,
  • Old age assistance -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [114]-120.

StatementJoanna Bornat, Chris Phillipson, Sue Ward.
ContributionsPhillipson, Chris., Ward, Sue.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.G7 B64 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2653569M
ISBN 100745300006
LC Control Number85236435

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