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Child advocacy history, theory, and practice by James R. Tompkins

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Child welfare -- United States.,
  • Children"s rights -- United States.,
  • Children -- Services for -- United States.,
  • Social advocacy -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-131).

StatementJames R. Tompkins, Benjamin L. Brooks, Timothy J. Tompkins.
ContributionsBrooks, Benjamin L., Tompkins, Timothy J., 1964-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV741 .T65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346060M
ISBN 100890899592
LC Control Number98005102

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