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Street-level governments

Robert K. Yin

Street-level governments

assessing decentralization and urban services

by Robert K. Yin

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decentralization in government -- United States.,
  • Municipal government -- United States.,
  • Political participation -- United States.,
  • Community power -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert K. Yin, Douglas Yates.
    ContributionsYates, Douglas, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS341 .Y56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17754287M
    ISBN 100669000760

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