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Developments in European Social Policy

Convergence and Diversity

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Published by Policy Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Europe,
  • Poverty,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRob Sykes (Editor), Pete Alcock (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12057883M
    ISBN 10186134113X
    ISBN 109781861341136


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