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Urban governments and economic change

by Young, Ken.

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Published by Social Science Research Council in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal government -- Great Britain.,
    • Urban economics.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1964-1979.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1979-1997.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKen Young, Charles Mason and Liz Mills.
      SeriesThe Inner city in context ; 11, Inner city in context ;, 11.
      ContributionsMason, Charlie, 1948- joint author., Mills, Liz, joint author., SSRC Inner Cities Working Party.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS3118 .Y68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4226413M
      ISBN 100862260183
      LC Control Number80506500

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