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Social Work With Groups Social Justice Through Personal, Community, and Societal Change by

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English


  • Social Work,
  • Social justice,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Social Science,
  • Social group work,
  • Sociology,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
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ContributionsNancy Elizabeth Sullivan (Editor), Association for the Advancement of Social Work With Groups internation (Corporate Author), Ellen Sue Mesbur (Editor), Norma C. Lang (Editor), Deborah Goodman (Editor), Lynne Mitchell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152703M
ISBN 100789018152
ISBN 109780789018151

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