Use of judgments as data in social work research
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Use of judgments as data in social work research proceedings. by Conference on the Use of Judgments as Data in Social Work Research (1958 Michigan State University)

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Published by National Association of Social Workers in New York .
Written in English


  • Judgment,
  • Social service -- Research

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ContributionsNational Association of Social Workers. Social Work Research Section., Kellogg Center for Continuing Education.
LC ClassificationsHV31 .C48 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5777207M
LC Control Number59016147

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