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Social policy and the city

papers from the 1993 Conference of the Social Policy Association

by Social Policy Association (Great Britain). Conference

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Urban policy -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
    • Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979- -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Helen Jones, John Lansley.
      ContributionsJones, Helen, 1954-, Lansley, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT169.G7 S63 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 166 p. ;
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1113503M
      ISBN 101856288919
      LC Control Number94039414


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