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Social work and housing by Gillian Stewart

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • Housing -- Great Britain,
  • Housing -- Social aspects -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGill Stewart and John Stewart.
SeriesPractical social work
ContributionsStewart, John
LC ClassificationsHD7333.A3 S74 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21442232M
ISBN 100333446674, 0333446666

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