Housing, homelessness and health

an empirical study into the needs of single homeless peoplein Northampton by Felicity M. Golton

Publisher: Nene College in Northampton

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Dissertation (M.A.)- University of Leicester, September 1993.

Statementby Felicity M. Golton (Harrison).
The Physical Object
Pagination140p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18157483M

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