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Community action against poverty

Community action against poverty

readings from the Mobilization experience


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Published by College and University Press in New Haven (Conn.) .
Written in English

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Statementedited by George A. Brager and Francis P. Purnell.
ContributionsBrager, George., Purcell, Francis P.
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