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Roots of futility

  • 272 Pages
  • 4.17 MB
  • English
Jossey-Bass , San Francisco
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Statement[by] Norman A. Polansky, Robert D. Borgman [and] Christine De Saix.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass behavioral science series
ContributionsBorgman, Robert D., joint author., De Saix, Christine, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV741 .P58
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 272 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5286752M
ISBN 100875891500
LC Control Number72005894

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