Cognitive dissonance and attitude change in unemployed men.
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Cognitive dissonance and attitude change in unemployed men. by J. P. Hallier

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Published by Polytechnic of East London in London .
Written in English


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Thesis (D. Phil.) - Dept. of Psychology, Polytechnic of East London, 1990.

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Open LibraryOL13792649M

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