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Published by American Association on Mental Retardation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Quality of life -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.378-380)

    Statementedited by Kenneth D. Keith and Robert L. Schalock.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    ContributionsKeith, Kenneth D., Schalock, Robert L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3004 .C76 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p. ;
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6791800M
    ISBN 100940898705
    LC Control Number00055835

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