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Growth as ideology

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  1. Bury, J.B.The Idea of Progress: Inquiry into Its Origin and Growth. 1932; reprint ed. New York: Dover Publications, 1955.

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Correspondence to Anthony J. Wiener.

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Formerly he served as chairman of the Research Management Council of the Hudson Institute and chairman of the White House Urban Affairs Research Committee. He has written widely on social science, law, and education.

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Wiener, A.J. Growth as ideology. Society 15, 49–53 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03181001

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