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9 edition of No contest found in the catalog.

No contest

the case against competition

by Alfie Kohn

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Competition (Psychology),
    • Cooperativeness.,
    • Aggressiveness.,
    • Social interaction -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-314) and index.

      StatementAlfie Kohn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM291 .K634 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 324 p. ;
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1722648M
      ISBN 100395631254
      LC Control Number92026141
      OCLC/WorldCa26255272

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