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Social Intervention Potential and Constraints (Prevention and Intervention in Childhood and Adolescence, Vol 1) by Klaus Hurrelmann

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  • Child welfare,
  • Services For Children,
  • Psychology,
  • Social work with children,
  • Congresses,
  • Juvenile delinquency,
  • Problem children,
  • Social work with youth

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsFriedrich Losel (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8275025M
ISBN 10089925327X
ISBN 109780899253275

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