Needs Assessment: Theory and Methods

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Iowa State University Press, 1987 - Social Science - 328 pages
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Democratic governance
Strategy for needs assessments
Approaches and models of community intervention

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About the author (1987)

E. Patrick Johnson is Associate Professor of African American Studies and Performance Studies at Northwestern University. Mae G. Henderson is Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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