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Maltreatment and allegations of maltreatment in foster care: a review of the research

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Maltreatment and allegations of maltreatment in foster care: a review of the research. / Biehal, N; Parry, E.

4 p. University of York, York : Social Policy Research Unit. 2010, . (Research Works; Vol. 2010-04).

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Biehal, N & Parry, E 2010, Maltreatment and allegations of maltreatment in foster care: a review of the research. Social Policy Research Unit, University of York, York.

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Biehal, N., & Parry, E. (2010). Maltreatment and allegations of maltreatment in foster care: a review of the research. University of York, York: Social Policy Research Unit.

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Biehal N, Parry E. Maltreatment and allegations of maltreatment in foster care: a review of the research. 2010. 4 p.

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Biehal, N ; Parry, E. / Maltreatment and allegations of maltreatment in foster care: a review of the research. 2010. University of York, York : Social Policy Research Unit. 4 p. (Research Works).

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