The community and the social worker by Phillip Fellin

Cover of: The community and the social worker | Phillip Fellin

Published by F.E. Peacock Publishers in Itasca, Ill .

Written in English

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  • United States.


  • Social service -- United States.,
  • Community organization -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-383) and index.

Book details

StatementPhillip Fellin.
LC ClassificationsHV91 .F44 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 389 p. ;
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6801712M
ISBN 100875814387
LC Control Number00134169

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