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Public policy by Peter Woll

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Published by University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Policy sciences.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter Woll.
LC ClassificationsJK271 .W67 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3784268M
ISBN 100819120987, 0819120987
LC Control Number81040886

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