Advocacy and social change

a study of welfare rights workers by Simpson, Tony

Publisher: National Institute for Social Work in London (5 Tavistock Place, WC1H, 9SS)

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 106-113.

Statementby Tony Simpson.
SeriesNational Institute for Social Work papers ; no. 8
LC ClassificationsHV41 .S52
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4209491M
ISBN 100902789139
LC Control Number80488868

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