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Politics and planners

economic development policy in Central America

by Gary W. Wynia

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in [Madison] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Bureaucracy,
    • Central America -- Economic policy

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 205-221.

      Statement[by] Gary W. Wynia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC141 .W94
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 227 p.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5283027M
      ISBN 100299062104
      LC Control Number72001382

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      Planners and politics. [Los Angeles, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of California] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John C Ries.   From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today -- Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more -- "The Politics Book" clearly and simply explains more than groundbreaking ideas in the history of political /5.

      Foreword / Jeremy Bayliss --How the system operates / John Banham --The power of the people / Susan Hamilton --Current trends in local planning and political discretion / Alan Joyner --Paying for it / Brian Robson --Intervention versus non-intervention / Jeremy J. Edge --Looking to the future / Derek Wood --Review and summary / Rhodri Price Lewis.   Graduate from University of California, Berkeley **City Planning BOOKS (emphasis on participatory planning) Published in: Planning in the Face of Power () -- Classic Reading In Urban Planning p; Keywords: information, power, planning, and political communication 11/19


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