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Applied poverty research

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Published by Rowman & Allanheld in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Poverty -- Research -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Richard Goldstein and Stephen M. Sachs.
ContributionsGoldstein, Richard, 1946-, Sachs, Stephen M., 1938-
LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 A73 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3173822M
ISBN 10086598137X
LC Control Number83016126

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