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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Social case work.

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Edition Notes

SeriesPoverty, U.S.A.: the historical record, Social work series, Social work series (New York), Poverty U.S.A.
LC ClassificationsHV43 .R58 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5702889M
ISBN 100405031238
LC Control Number70137185

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