Diversity and development in community practice

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  • Community development -- United States.,
  • Community organization -- United States.

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StatementAudrey Faulkner, Maria Roberts-DeGennaro, Marie Weil, editors.
ContributionsFaulkner, Audrey Olsen., Roberts-DeGennaro, Maria., Weil, Marie, 1941-
LC ClassificationsHN90.C6 D58 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1428218M
ISBN 101560246111, 156024612X
LC Control Number93039428

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