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Working with African American males

a guide to practice
  • 391 Pages
  • 3.93 MB
  • English

Sage Publications , Thousand Oaks, Calif
African American men -- Health and hygiene., African American men -- Mental health., African American men -- Family relationships., African American men -- Social condit
StatementLarry E. Davis, editor.
ContributionsDavis, Larry E.
LC ClassificationsRA448.5.N4 W67 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 391 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL378225M
ISBN 100761904719, 0761904727
LC Control Number98040277

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