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Urban innovation and employment generation environmental, social, and economic initiatives in European towns and cities by Karl Dalgleish

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Published by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions in Shankill, Co. Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English



  • Europe,
  • Europe.


  • Community development, Urban -- Europe.,
  • Urban policy -- Europe.,
  • Urban renewal -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-71).

Statementby Karl Dalgleish, Paul Lawless, Geoff Vigar.
ContributionsLawless, Paul., Vigar, Geoff., European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
LC ClassificationsHT384.E85 D34 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL533947M
ISBN 109282692817
LC Control Number96111239

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