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Social planning for the elderly. by Barbara Meredith

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Published by Centre for Policy on Ageing in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesSelected bibliographies on ageing -- 1
The Physical Object
Pagination(5), 38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19327407M

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