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Poverty and social policy

Frances Finnegan

Poverty and social policy

an historical study of Batley

by Frances Finnegan

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Published by University of York. Department of Social Administration and Social Work in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frances Finnegan and Eric Sigsworth.
SeriesPapers in community studies -- No.19
ContributionsSigsworth, Eric M., University of York. Department of Social Administration and Social Work.
The Physical Object
Pagination127p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13693844M


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