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Cities in Transformation Class, Capital, and the State (Urban Affairs Annual Reviews) by Michael P. Smith

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English


  • Urban communities,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Sociology, Urban,
  • Urban economics,
  • Municipal government,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Municipal research,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Research,
  • Social structure

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7907875M
ISBN 100803920652
ISBN 109780803920651

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