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Social work law by Alison Brammer

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Published by Pearson in New York .
Written in English


  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England,
  • Social legislation -- England,
  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Wales,
  • Social legislation -- Wales

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Edition Notes

StatementAlison Brammer.
LC ClassificationsKD3302 .B725 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23688204M
ISBN 109781405873376
LC Control Number2009034129

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