Race equality in a climate of competition and change

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Publisher: Stirling District Council in Stirling

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Statementjointly organised by Stirling District Council and the Commissionfor Racial Equality on 19 October 1989 at Stirling Baptist Church.
ContributionsStirling (Scotland). District Council., Great Britain. Commission for Racial Equality.
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