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Published by Ashgate/Arena in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social work with children.,
  • Social service -- Religious aspects.,
  • Children -- Religious life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and indexes.

StatementMargaret Crompton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV715 .C69 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL393356M
ISBN 101857423771
LC Control Number98070340
OCLC/WorldCa40606569

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