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Urban power structures: problems in theory and research

Arthur J. Field

Urban power structures: problems in theory and research

an essay

by Arthur J. Field

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Published by Schenkman Pub. Co. in Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States.,
    • Power (Social sciences)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 57-60.

      Statementby Arthur J. Field. With critiques by William D"Antonio [and others.
      SeriesUrban-environment studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      ContributionsD"Antonio, William V.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.P6 F53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p.
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5070662M
      LC Control Number74079682

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