What is professional social work? by Payne, Malcolm

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Published by Policy Press in Bristol, UK .

Written in English

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StatementMalcolm Payne ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.
ContributionsCampling, Jo.
LC ClassificationsHV40 .P335 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20722614M
ISBN 101861347057, 1861347049

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