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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Advice on careers & achieving success,
  • Careers guidance,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Career Planning (General),
  • Psychology,
  • Vocational guidance,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Careers - General,
  • Community Psychology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsClifford R. O"Donnell (Editor), Joseph R. Ferrari (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152057M
ISBN 100789007576
ISBN 109780789007575
OCLC/WorldCa43694289

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