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Published by Eburon in Delft, The Netherlands .
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  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Group identity.,
  • Self-knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Social perception.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMaria Jarymowicz, editor.
SeriesSeries in behavioural sciences ;, vol. 3
ContributionsJarymowicz, Maria.
LC ClassificationsBF697 .T6 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1524533M
ISBN 109051663196
LC Control Number93213946

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