Urban Governance and Democracy Leadership and Community Involvement by Michael Haus

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Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL10207570M
ISBN 100415459796
ISBN 109780415459792

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