Human behavior theory & social work practice

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Published by AldineTransaction in New Brunswick, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social service.,
  • Human behavior.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesHuman behavior theory and social work practice
StatementRoberta R. Greene, editor.
ContributionsGreene, Roberta R. 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV40 .H783 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18818540M
ISBN 100202361802, 0202361810
ISBN 109780202361802, 9780202361819
LC Control Number2007039260

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