Urban and regional policy analysis in developing countries



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  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Urban policy -- Developing countries.,
  • Regional planning -- Developing countries.,
  • City planning -- Developing countries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Lata Chatterjee and Peter Nijkamp.
ContributionsChatterjee, Lata R., Nijkamp, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT149.5 .U73 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2980726M
ISBN 100566006235
LC Control Number84230989

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