Academic research on labour strengthening union-university links by Kumar, Pradeep.

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Published by Industrial Relations Centre, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont., Canada .

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StatementPradeep Kumar.
SeriesQueen"s papers in industrial relations,, 1989-9
ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Industrial Relations.
LC ClassificationsHD6961 .K77 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL1909390M
ISBN 100888862415
LC Control Number90114491

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