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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Social work administration -- United States,
  • United States -- Social policy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementMilton M. Lebowitz, guest editor.
SeriesAdministration in social work ;, v. 6, no. 2/3
ContributionsLebowitz, Milton M.
LC ClassificationsHV1 .A27 vol. 6, no. 2/3, HV91 .A27 vol. 6, no. 2/3
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3486694M
ISBN 100866561420, 0866561668
LC Control Number82006269

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