Impact of social/economic change on households among six communities in Western Pennsylvania



Publisher: River Communities Longitudinal Data Bank System, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa

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  • Pittsburgh Region (Pa.) -- Social conditions.,
  • Pittsburgh Region (Pa.) -- Economic conditions.
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    StatementHide Yamatani, ... [et al.].
    ContributionsYamatani, Hide., University of Pittsburgh. Graduate School of Social Work.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN80.P6 I66x 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 92 leaves :
    Number of Pages92
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    Open LibraryOL16586446M

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