Institutional abuse of children - from research to policy
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Institutional abuse of children - from research to policy a review by Helen L. Westcott

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Published by National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in London .
Written in English

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Bibliography: p41-43.

Statementby Helen L Westcott.
SeriesPolicy, practice, research series
ContributionsNational Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
The Physical Object
Pagination43p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22390067M
ISBN 100902498304

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