Families in dreamland challenging the new consensus for state childcare by Patricia M. Morgan

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Published by Social Affairs Unit in [London] .

Written in English

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StatementPatricia Morgan.
SeriesResearch report / Social Affairs Unit -- no.49, Research report -- no.49.
ContributionsSocial Affairs Unit.
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Paginationv,21p. ;
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL20029882M
ISBN 100907631487
OCLC/WorldCa27106663

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