An Evaluability assessment of residential programs for young offenders in the Waterloo area
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An Evaluability assessment of residential programs for young offenders in the Waterloo area by Stephen Mark Pancer

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Published by Centre for Social Welfare Studies, Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English


  • Juvenile detention homes -- Evaluation -- Ontario.,
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Ontario -- Waterloo Region.

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Edition Notes

StatementS. M. Pancer, K. U. Millar and M. C. Heide.
SeriesCentre for Social Welfare Studies (Series) -- no. 4
ContributionsMillar, K. U., Heide, M. C.
LC ClassificationsHV"9109"O5"P35"1988
The Physical Object
Pagination101 l.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20046276M

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