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The four faces of human suffering in the sociology of Zygmunt Bauman: continuity and change

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The four faces of human suffering in the sociology of Zygmunt Bauman: continuity and change. / Jacobsen, M.; Wood, Sophia.

In: Polish Sociological Review, No. 161, 2008, p. 3-25.

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Jacobsen, M. ; Wood, Sophia. / The four faces of human suffering in the sociology of Zygmunt Bauman: continuity and change. In: Polish Sociological Review. 2008 ; No. 161. pp. 3-25.

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