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Planning theory

Philip Allmendinger

Planning theory

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Philosophy,
  • Regional planning -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilip Allmendinger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .A6163 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23861808M
    ISBN 109780230223653
    LC Control Number2009042551


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