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Governing Middle-Sized Cities

Studies in Mayoral Leadership

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government,
  • Local government,
  • Urban communities,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Mayors,
  • Political Process - Leadership,
  • Case studies,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames R. Bowers (Editor), Wilbur C. Rich (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8575900M
    ISBN 101555878709
    ISBN 109781555878702
    OCLC/WorldCa42736442

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