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Principles and problems of state and local government

John M. Swarthout

Principles and problems of state and local government

by John M. Swarthout

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State governments,
  • Local government -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statement[by] John M. Swarthout and Ernest R. Bartley.
    ContributionsBartley, Ernest R., 1918-,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2408 S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination369 p.
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20819854M

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New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John M Swarthout; Ernest R Bartley   THE ROLE AND PURPOSE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT INTRODUCTION The existence of local government has always been defended on the basis that it is a crucial aspect of the process of democratization and intensification of mass participation in the decision-making process.

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