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Understanding disability from theory to practice by M. Oliver

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Published by Palgrave in Basingstoke .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Handicapped.,
  • Public welfare.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of ed. pub. by Macmillan, 1996.

StatementMichael Oliver.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,192p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16013880M

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