The Urban Programme and the young unemployed

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StatementGill Whitting ... [et al.].
ContributionsWhitting, Gill., Great Britain. Dept. of the Environment., Inner Cities Research Programme (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsHD6276.G7 U73 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL2316705M
ISBN 100117518603
LC Control Number86197760

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