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Urban America in the eighties

perspectives and prospects : report of the Panel on Policies and Prospects for Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan America

by United States. Panel on Policies and Prospects for Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan America.

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Published by Transaction Books in New Brunswick, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Urban policy -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: Washington : President"s Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties, 1980.

      Statementedited by Donald A. Hicks ; with a new introduction by John D. Kasarda.
      ContributionsHicks, Donald A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .U466 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4257502M
      ISBN 100878558837
      LC Control Number81002984

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