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Representation on such interim structures will be broad and inclusive but will not be such as to make the structures unwieldy. This work may serve as an example of simultaneous advances in research, education, and practice, wherein strongest advances in social work proceed not by the separation of ideas, study, and application, but by their integration and mutual reinforcement. Census indicates that poverty affects Latinos disproportionately and that Latinos’ low educational attainment and poor occupational status participation have a great impact on the current poverty conditions of Latinos.

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Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1 edition (November 26, 1997)

ISBN: 0321012496

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