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crisis in urban planning

Harry Cowen

crisis in urban planning

a Marxist perspective on the role of the capitalist state

by Harry Cowen

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Published in (Gloucester, Eng .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 24-28.

StatementHarry Cowen.
SeriesGloucestershire papers in local and rural planning -- no. 11
ContributionsGloucestershire College of Arts and Technology. Dept. of Town and Country Planning.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21446992M

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