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Social policy and welfare state in Sweden

Sven E. Olsson

Social policy and welfare state in Sweden

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Published by Arkiv in Lund .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Welfare state.,
    • Sweden -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementSven E. Olsson.
      SeriesLund studies in social welfare ;, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN573 .O45 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination385 p. :
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1174393M
      ISBN 109179240534
      LC Control Number94158694
      OCLC/WorldCa22880770


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