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Program evaluation in the human services

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human services -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementMichael J. Smith ; foreword by Harold Lewis.
    SeriesSpringer series on social work ;, vol. 16, Springer series on social work ;, v. 16.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV40 .S615 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2204457M
    ISBN 100826165907
    LC Control Number89026318


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