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Social competence and mental handicap

Herbert C. Gunzburg

Social competence and mental handicap

an introduction to social education

by Herbert C. Gunzburg

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Published by Baillière, Tindall & Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Rehabilitation.,
  • Children with mental disabilities -- Education.,
  • Social adjustment.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 219-222.

    Statement[by] H. C. Gunzburg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3004 .G79
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10], 225 p.
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5155461M
    ISBN 100702002607
    LC Control Number74384592

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