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Policy analysis in local government

Kenneth L. Kraemer

Policy analysis in local government

a systems approach to decision making

by Kenneth L. Kraemer

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Published by International City Management Association in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal government.,
  • Policy sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [167]

    StatementKenneth L. Kraemer.
    SeriesMunicipal management series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS145 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165, [5] p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5435234M
    LC Control Number73083294

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