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America"s welfare population who gets what? by William P. O"Hare

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Published by Population Reference Bureau in Washington D.C .
Written in English


  • Public welfare -- United States,
  • Welfare recipients -- United States,
  • Poor -- United States

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Bibliography: p. 16.

Statementby William P. O"Hare.
SeriesPopulation trends and public policy -- no. 13
LC ClassificationsHV95 O43 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17850810M

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