Perspectives on the future of government in metropolitan areas

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Center for Research in Urban Government, Loyola University , Chicago
Metropolitan government -- United States., Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.) -- Politics and govern

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Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.), United St

Statementby James M. Banovetz.
SeriesCenter for Research in Urban Government. [Studies] no. 11
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LC ClassificationsJS308 .L6 no. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p.
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Open LibraryOL5600305M
LC Control Number68006640

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Banovetz, James M. Perspectives on the future of government in metropolitan areas. Chicago, Center for Research in Urban Government.

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