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Published by Sage Publications in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Industrial promotion -- United States.,
  • Community development -- United States.,
  • Economic development.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Other titlesLocal economic development.
StatementEdward J. Blakely.
SeriesSage library of social research ;, v. 168
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.I53 B56 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2526313M
ISBN 100803932758, 0803932766
LC Control Number88001488

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