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Economic Development in American Cities

The Pursuit of an Equity Agenda (Suny Series in Urban Public Policy)

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development economics,
  • Investment & securities,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Sociology - Urban

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Isaiah Bennett (Editor), Robert P. Giloth (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803795M
    ISBN 100791471330
    ISBN 109780791471333

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