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Growing up in an Australian city

William Fraser Connell

Growing up in an Australian city

a study of adolescents in Sydney

by William Fraser Connell

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Published by Australian Council for Educational Research in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth -- Sydney

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby W.F. Connell [and others]
    SeriesA.C.E.R. research series -- no. 72
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ799 A82 S93 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14668411M

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