5 edition of An approach to measuring results in social work found in the catalog.
1971 by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Measuring results in social work.|
|Statement||by David G. French. With analyses of four evaluative studies prepared by John G. Hill [and others]|
|Contributions||Michigan Reconnaissance Study of Evaluative Research in Social Work.|
|LC Classifications||HV11 .F7 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 178 p.|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||70136066|
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Approach to measuring results in social work. New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David G French; Michigan Reconnaissance Study of Evaluative Research in Social Work.
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