Law for social workers by Hugh Brayne

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain,
  • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain,
  • Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHugh Brayne, Helen Carr.
ContributionsCarr, Helen, B.A. (Oxon.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKD3302 .B73 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16680579M
ISBN 109780199211166
LC Control Number2008011167
OCLC/WorldCa192027092

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