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Measurement in social work ...

Wayne McMillen

Measurement in social work ...

by Wayne McMillen

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Published in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service.,
  • Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Wayne McMillen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 154 p. diagrs.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16371892M

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