The use of groups in social work practice
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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English


  • Social group work.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 145-147.

StatementBernard Davies.
SeriesLibrary of social work
LC ClassificationsHV45 .D38
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5244914M
ISBN 100710080859, 0710080867
LC Control Number75316771

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