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Personal safety in cross-cultural transition

Linda Spink

Personal safety in cross-cultural transition

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Published by Peace Corps, Office of Training and Program Support, Information Collection and Exchange in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

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  • Peace Corps (U.S.) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Volunteer workers in social service -- Training of -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTraining for development, Training manual -- no. T-3, Training manual (Peace Corps (U.S.). Information Collection and Exchange) -- no. T-3
    ContributionsPeace Corps (U.S.). Office of Training and Program Support
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13609709M

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Personal safety in cross-cultural transition. [Washington, D.C.?]: Peace Corps, Office of Training and Program Support: Information Collection and Exchange, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Linda Spink; Peace Corps (U.S.).

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