The cycle of family homelessness a social policy reader.

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Published by Institute for Children and Poverty in New York .

Written in English

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  • Homeless families -- United States.,
  • Homeless children -- United States.,
  • Homeless persons -- Services for -- United States.,
  • Family social work -- United States.

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Book details

ContributionsInstitute for Children and Poverty.
LC ClassificationsHV4505 .C93 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL485111M
ISBN 100964178451
LC Control Number98213936

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