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9 edition of City Futures found in the catalog.

City Futures

Confronting the Crisis of Urban Development (Global Issues Series)

by Edgar Pieterse

  • 6 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Urban communities,
  • Urban renewal & regeneration,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11901144M
    ISBN 101842775405
    ISBN 109781842775400

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