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Published by Nelson-Hall in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Social legislation -- United States,
  • Law -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAndrea Saltzman, David M. Furman.
SeriesThe Nelson-Hall series in social welfare
ContributionsFurman, David M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF390.S6 S25 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 525 p. :
Number of Pages525
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL377686M
ISBN 100830415173
LC Control Number98039712

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