Child development, information, and the formation of public policy

an international perspective

Publisher: Thomas in Springfield, Ill

Written in English
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  • Children -- Government policy.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 283-303.

Statementedited by Thomas E. Jordan.
ContributionsJordan, Thomas Edward.
LC ClassificationsHQ767.9 .C445 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3796118M
ISBN 100398046859
LC Control Number81086442

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