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Published by Blackwell Publishing in Malden, MA .
Written in English


  • Older people -- United States -- Economic conditions,
  • Retirement income -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Robert L. Clark ... [et al.].
ContributionsClark, Robert Louis, 1949-
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 E267 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 362 p. :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15541953M
ISBN 10063122615X, 0631226168
LC Control Number2003006952

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