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One Percent for the Kids

New Policies, Brighter Futures for America"s Children

by Isabel V. Sawhill

  • 41 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Brookings Institution Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child welfare,
  • Children,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Services for,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8050311M
    ISBN 100815777221
    ISBN 109780815777229


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