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Local employment initiatives: a Co-operative approach

Local employment initiatives: a Co-operative approach

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Published by Political Ecology Research Group in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by Martin Stott].
SeriesSpecial paper -- SP-6
ContributionsStott, Martin., Political Ecology Research Group.
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Open LibraryOL14155886M


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