Applied policy research concepts and cases by Peter J. Haas

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Policy sciences.,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-304) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter J. Haas, J. Fred Springer.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, v. 1051
ContributionsSpringer, J. Frederick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsH97 .H3 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 311 p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL702037M
ISBN 100815320922, 0815320930
LC Control Number97050533

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