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Advocacy in America

Advocacy in America

case studies in social change

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Social change -- Case studies.,
    • Social advocacy -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Social movements -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Gladys Walton Hall, Grace C. Clark, Michael A. Creedon.
      ContributionsHall, Gladys Walton, 1943-, Clark, Grace C., 1946-, Creedon, Michael A., 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN59 .A532 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 205 p. :
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2737889M
      ISBN 100819161101, 081916111X
      LC Control Number86032499

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