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Community Interventions to Create Change in Children (Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 2) (Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 2) by Lorna H., Ph.D. London

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Prejudices in children,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Violence in children,
  • Sociology,
  • Violence in adolescence,
  • Social work with children,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Prevention

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152809M
ISBN 100789019906
ISBN 109780789019905

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