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Urban community work in the context of social development

Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development. European Branch. Conference

Urban community work in the context of social development

proceedings of the 8th Biennial European IUCISD Conference in The Hague, 2002

by Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development. European Branch. Conference

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Published by Dr. Gradus Hendriks-stichting in Hague, Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community development -- Congresses.,
  • Social policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFenny Gerrits, Piotr Salustowicz (eds.).
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesOpbouwteksten ;, 18
    ContributionsGerrits, Fenny., Sałustowicz, Piotr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN49.C6 I582 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3361652M
    ISBN 109072846214
    LC Control Number2004419145
    OCLC/WorldCa54358842


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