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Social Work and Community in a Private World Getting Out in Public by Robert Fisher

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


  • Social Work,
  • Social Work And Society,
  • Political Science,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Social workers,
  • Social policy,
  • Political Science / Social Services & Welfare,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Public welfare,
  • Social service

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7847686M
ISBN 100801314216
ISBN 109780801314216

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