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Understanding social work

Thompson, Neil

Understanding social work

preparing for practice

by Thompson, Neil

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Published by Macmillan Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service.,
  • Social service.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-187) and index.

    StatementNeil Thompson ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV40 .T51375 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6842983M
    ISBN 10033371749X
    LC Control Number00343359
    OCLC/WorldCa43340274

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