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Democracy in Action Community Organizing and Urban Change by Kristina Smock

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English


  • Community care,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Social theory,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political Science / Government / National,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Case studies,
  • Community development, Urban,
  • Community organization,
  • Political participation

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9772949M
ISBN 100231126735
ISBN 109780231126731

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