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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central government policies,
  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Social Welfare Policies And Programs,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Social service,
  • Social policy,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Social Work,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Human Services,
  • United States,
  • Public welfare

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames O. Midgley (Editor), Martin B. Tracy (Editor), Michelle Livermore (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages566
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8028804M
ISBN 100761915613
ISBN 109780761915614

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