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transition of single mothers on public assistance to economic self-sufficiency an analysis of human capital, family resource, employment and psychosocial factors by Louise Anne Parker

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Written in English


  • Single mothers -- Economic conditions.,
  • Single mothers -- Psychology.,
  • Public welfare.,
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment.

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Statementby Louise Anne Parker.
The Physical Object
Pagination194 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages194
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Open LibraryOL15191516M

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