Urban economic adjustment and regeneration

the role of the Scottish Development Agency
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University of Glasgow, Dept. of Social and Economic Research , Glasgow
Scottish Development Ag
StatementChris Moore and Simon Booth.
SeriesThe inner city in context -- no.10
ContributionsBooth, Simon, 1950-
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