5 edition of Urban governments and economic change found in the catalog.
|Statement||Ken Young, Charles Mason and Liz Mills.|
|Series||The Inner city in context ; 11, Inner city in context ;, 11.|
|Contributions||Mason, Charlie, 1948- joint author., Mills, Liz, joint author., SSRC Inner Cities Working Party.|
|LC Classifications||JS3118 .Y68|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||80506500|
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