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Social work, politics and society

Kenneth G. McLaughlin

Social work, politics and society

from radicalism to orthodoxy

by Kenneth G. McLaughlin

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Published by Policy in Bristol, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service,
  • Social service -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-168) and index.

    StatementKenneth McLaughlin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV41 .M266 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22674044M
    ISBN 101847420451, 1847420443, 1874720444
    ISBN 109781847420459, 9781847420442, 9781874720442, 9781874720447
    LC Control Number2008431411


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