A social history of helping services clinic, court, school, and community by Murray Levine

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .

Written in English

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  • Child welfare -- United States -- History.,
  • Community mental health services -- United States -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 293-305.

Book details

Statement[by] Murray Levine and Adeline Levine.
SeriesThe Century psychology series
ContributionsLevine, Adeline, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV741 .L45
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5076136M
ISBN 100390555983
LC Control Number74109400

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