Elite conflict and accommodation in the welfare state
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Elite conflict and accommodation in the welfare state patterns of contact between Canadian state, business and labour leaders by A. Paul Williams

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Published by Institute for Social Research, York University in [Downsview, Ont.] .
Written in English


  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • Social policy,
  • Public welfare,
  • Government policy

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Bibliography: leaves 20-22.

StatementA. Paul Williams
ContributionsYork University (Toronto, Ont.). Institute for Social Research
LC ClassificationsHN110.Z9 E4785 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26572627M
ISBN 101550140289

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