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Published by Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health, Serials Publications in [Mumbai], New Delhi, India .
Written in English


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About the Edition

Papers presented at the Sixth National Conference of Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health, held at Puducherry during 7-8 March 2009.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, C.P. Prakasam ... [et al.].
ContributionsPrakasam, C. P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA395.I4 I53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 483 p. :
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24470363M
ISBN 108183873960
ISBN 109788183873963
LC Control Number2010319683
OCLC/WorldCa552962946

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