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Policymaking and democracy

Policymaking and democracy

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy,
  • Democracy -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • World politics -- 21st century -- Forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Stuart Nagel.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    SeriesStudies in public policy, Studies in public policy (Lanham, Md.)
    ContributionsNagel, Stuart S., 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .P5633 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18885481M
    ISBN 100739104594
    LC Control Number2002009879
    OCLC/WorldCa50091613

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