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Published by American College Personnel Association in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Multicultural education -- United States,
  • Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- United States,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- United States,
  • College student development programs -- United States,
  • Educational equalization -- United States,
  • Minority college students -- Crimes against -- United States,
  • Counseling in higher education -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Harold E. Cheatham, and associates.
ContributionsCheatham, Harold E.
LC ClassificationsLC1099.3 .C83 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1534836M
ISBN 101556200862
LC Control Number91012709

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