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Issues in American social work.

by Alfred J. Kahn

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Social service -- Collections

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    LC ClassificationsHV13 .K3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination354 p.
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6269966M
    LC Control Number59006701
    OCLC/WorldCa262051


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