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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central government policies,
  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociological Theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Welfare state,
  • Public welfare,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Social Policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Lavalette (Editor), Alan Pratt (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7909198M
ISBN 100803975325
ISBN 109780803975323

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