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Informal work a case study of moonlighting firemen by Stephen Edgell

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Published by Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Salford in [Salford, Greater Manchester, England?] .
Written in English



  • England.


  • Fire fighters -- England.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 38-41.

StatementStephen Edgell and Graham Hart.
SeriesSalford papers in sociology and anthropology ;, no. 6
ContributionsHart, Graham, 1951-
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/02214 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2106339M
ISBN 100904483061
LC Control Number88157672

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