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Published by Lakehead University, Centre for Northern Studies in Thunder Bay, Ont .
Written in English


  • Social service, Rural -- Ontario, Northern.,
  • Social work with minorities -- Ontario, Northern.,
  • Social work education -- Ontario, Northern.,
  • Ontario, Northern -- Rural conditions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography: p. [278]-297.

Statementedited by Roger Delaney and Keith Brownlee.
SeriesNorthern and regional studies series -- v. 4
ContributionsDelaney, Roger., Brownlee, Keith.
LC ClassificationsHV109 O6 N67 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 297 p. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20297019M
ISBN 101895939178

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