Problems in urban management

by C. J. Davies

Publisher: Development Administration Group, Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham in Birmingham

Written in English
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  • Developing countries.


  • City planning -- Developing countries.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 114-115.

Statement[by] C. J. Davies.
SeriesCase studies in development administration ;, v. 3
LC ClassificationsHT169.5 .D38
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 115 [i.e. 132] p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4614467M
ISBN 100704402017
LC Control Number77378464

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