2 edition of Government growth found in the catalog.
by Centre for the Study of Public Policy, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 26-27.
|Statement||by Daniel Tarschys.|
|Series||Studies in public policy,, no. 121|
|LC Classifications||JN7853 .T37 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||28|
|LC Control Number||84212459|
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