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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics.,
  • Political science.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementAlan Stone and Edward J. Harpham, editors.
SeriesSage yearbooks in politics and public policy ;, v. 10
ContributionsStone, Alan, 1931-, Harpham, Edward J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB73 .P63 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3496666M
ISBN 100803917953, 0803917961
LC Control Number82016724

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