New York City Politics

Governing Gotham by Bruce F. Berg

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Written in English
Cover of: New York City Politics | Bruce F. Berg
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  • Local government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • New York,
  • Government - Local,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • 1951-,
  • Economic policy,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Politics and government,
  • Social policy
The Physical Object
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11349882M
ISBN 100813541905
ISBN 109780813541907

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