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Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- United States -- Citizen participation.,
  • Conflict management -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statement[edited by] James E. Crowfoot and Julia M. Wondolleck.
ContributionsCrowfoot, James E., Wondolleck, Julia Marie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 C76 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1886690M
ISBN 100933280742, 0933280734
LC Control Number90047863

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