Transforming or reforming capitalism? towards a theory of community economic development

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Statementedited by John Loxley.
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LC ClassificationsHD
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Paginationviii, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
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ISBN 101552662195
OCLC/WorldCa75811421

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