Jobs and economic development in minority communities

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia, PA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Community development, Urban -- United States,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Economic conditions,
  • Minorities -- Employment -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Paul Ong and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris.
ContributionsOng, Paul M., Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia, 1958-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN90.C6 J63 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3430634M
ISBN 101592134092, 1592134106
LC Control Number2005055939

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