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Published by Employment Department in Sheffield .
Written in English


  • Learning disabled -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Handicapped -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Manpower policy -- Great Britain.

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Statementby Adam Pozner and Judith Hammond ; with a contribution by Verni Tannam.
SeriesResearch series / Employment Department Group -- no.17
ContributionsHammond, Judith., Tannam, Verni., Great Britain. Employment Department Group. Research Strategy Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination95p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16550651M

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