2 edition of Social work in social change found in the catalog.
Social work in social change
Bibliography: p. 156-163.
|LC Classifications||HV450.5 .E27 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 163 p. :|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||2008408644|
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