Children without homes

an examination of public responsibility to children in out-of-home care : final report by Jane Knitzer

Publisher: Children"s Defense Fund in Washington

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Jane Knitzer and Mary Lee Allen.
ContributionsAllen, Mary Lee, joint author., Washington Research Project. Children"s Defense Fund.
LC ClassificationsHV741 .K54
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
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Open LibraryOL4751446M
LC Control Number78074230

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