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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Psychotherapy -- Evaluation.,
  • Social problems.,
  • Psychotherapy -- Political aspects.,
  • Social control.,
  • Ideology.,
  • United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-172) and index.

StatementWilliam M. Epstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC480.5 .E66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273789M
ISBN 101560002158
LC Control Number95005273

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