American public policy

an introduction
  • 508 Pages
  • 0.50 MB
  • English

Thomson Higher Education , Belmont, CA
Political planning -- United States., United States -- Politics and government., United States -- Economic policy., United States -- Social po
StatementClarke E. Cochran ... [et al.].
ContributionsCochran, Clarke E., 1945-
LC ClassificationsJK276 .A564 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 508 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22736139M
ISBN 100534601634

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