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Concept of the self implications for social work by Herschel Mallory

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Published by MO-BIZ Publishers in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Social work with African Americans,
  • African Americans -- Psychology,
  • Self-perception -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Herschel Mallory.
LC ClassificationsHV3181 .M36 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687014M
ISBN 100972867392
LC Control Number2003051224

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