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Living and ageing in Europe as a minority

Living and ageing in Europe as a minority

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Published by Netherlands Institute of Care and Welfare in Utrecht .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Minority older people -- Europe.,
    • Minority older people -- Care -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Parallel text in English and French.

      Other titlesVie et vieillesse en Europe des minorités ethniques
      Statementedited by Naina Patel & Harry Mertens = Vie et vieillesse en Europe des minorités ethniques : profils et projets / réalisation Naina Patel & Harry Mertens.
      ContributionsPatel, Naina., Mertens, Harry., Nederlands Instituut voor Zorg en Welzijn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.E8 L58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6878974M
      ISBN 109050505406
      LC Control Number00430895
      OCLC/WorldCa50940401

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