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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English


  • Child care -- Canada.,
  • Child care services -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Roy Ferguson, Alan Pence, and Carey Denholm.
ContributionsFerguson, Roy V. 1942-, Pence, Alan R., 1948-, Denholm, Carey J., 1951-
LC ClassificationsHV861.C2 P73 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20252371M
ISBN 100774804238

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