Poverty in Canada edited by John Harp and John R. Hofley. by John Harp

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Scarborough, Ont .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Poor -- Canada,
  • Poverty

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 347-357.

Book details

ContributionsHofley, John R.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 357 p. ;
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19290377M

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