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Introduction to social work research

by Williams, Margaret.

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

    Subjects:
  • Social service -- Research -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-390) and index.

    Other titlesSocial work research
    StatementMargaret Williams, Yvonne A. Unrau, Richard M. Grinnell, Jr.
    ContributionsWilliams, Margaret., Unrau, Yvonne A., Grinnell, Richard M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV11 .W583 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL711262M
    ISBN 100875814158
    LC Control Number97076285

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