by Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham in (Birmingham) .
Written in English
|Statement||by INLOGOV staff ; editor John W. Raine.|
|Contributions||Raine, John W., University of Birmingham. Institute of Local Government Studies.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||42|
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