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Published by L. Erlbaum Associates, distributed by Halsted Press in Hillsdale, N.J, New York .
Written in English


  • Ethics

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by David J. DePalma, Jeanne M. Foley.
SeriesChild psychology
ContributionsDePalma, David J., Foley, Jeanne M.
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .M63
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5193096M
ISBN 10047020950X
LC Control Number75014211

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