Reality and Research - Social Science and U.S. Urban Policy Since 1960

Social Science and U.S. Urban Policy Since 1960 (Urban Institute Press) by George Galster

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

Written in English
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  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Central government policies,
  • Social history,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • USA,
  • Urban communities,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Sociology
The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL12047253M
ISBN 10185972311X
ISBN 109781859723111

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