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Strategic choice and long range planning.

C. J. L. Yewlett

Strategic choice and long range planning.

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Published by Dept. of Town Planning, University of Wales Institute ofScience and Technology in Cardiff .
Written in English


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SeriesPapers in planning research -- 72
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