Social policy review.

  • 308 Pages
  • 2.37 MB
  • English

Policy , Bristol, UK
Public welfare -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- Social p
Other titlesAnalysis and debate in social policy, 2008
Statementedited by Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett and Kirstein Rummery.
ContributionsMaltby, Tony., Kennett, Patricia, 1959-, Rummery, Kirstein.
LC ClassificationsHV245 .S6145 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 308 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22661111M
ISBN 101847420761
ISBN 139781847420763
LC Control Number2008426857

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