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Local government reform

United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

Local government reform

analysis of experience in selected countries

by United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

  • Local government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs.
    Series[Document] - United Nations ; ST/ESA/SER.E/2
    LC ClassificationsJX1977 .A2 ST/ESA/SER.E/2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 84 p. ;
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4937346M
    LC Control Number76364504

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