Street-level governments: assessing decentralization and urban services

an evaluation of policy related research
  • 311 Pages
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  • English
Rand , Santa Monica, Calif
Decentralization in government -- United States., Municipal government -- United States., Political participation -- United St
StatementRobert K. Yin and Douglas Yates.
Series[Rand Corporation. Rand report] -- R-1527-NSF
ContributionsYates, Doug. joint author., National Science Foundation (U.S.)
The Physical Object
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