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Economic insecurity and social security

Paul A. Brinker

Economic insecurity and social security

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social security -- United States,
    • Economic security -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Paul A. Brinker.
      SeriesRisk and insurance series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7125 .B66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 566 p.
      Number of Pages566
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5605980M
      LC Control Number68013148


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