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Preventing teenage pregnancy a public policy guide by Susan Foster

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Published by Council of State Policy & Planning Agencies in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Birth control -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Teenage pregnancy -- Government policy -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 107-113.

StatementSusan E. Foster.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ766.8 .F67 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2711702M
ISBN 100934842469
LC Control Number86004486

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