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Published by Waveland Press in Prospect Heights, Ill .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Cities and towns -- United States,
  • Sociology, Urban,
  • Social problems -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index.

StatementThomas R. Shannon, Nancy Kleniewski, William M. Cross.
ContributionsKleniewski, Nancy., Cross, William M.
LC ClassificationsHT123 .S53 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1766553M
ISBN 100881335843
LC Control Number92116955

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