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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Children,
  • Child welfare,
  • Family

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementArland Thornton, editor.
ContributionsThornton, Arland.
LC ClassificationsHQ767.9 .W455 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 465 p. ;
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15490385M
ISBN 10047209758X, 0472067583
LC Control Number00011173

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