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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Community development -- United States,
  • Community development,
  • Social sciences -- Research

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Edward J. Blakely.
ContributionsBlakely, Edward James, 1938-
LC ClassificationsHN90.C6 C662
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723978M
ISBN 100877053340, 0877053480
LC Control Number78011568

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