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Imperfect union

Christopher R. Berry

Imperfect union

representation and taxation in multi-level governments

by Christopher R. Berry

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special districts -- United States,
  • Local finance -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher R. Berry.
    SeriesPolitical economy of institutions and decisions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS425 .B47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192257M
    ISBN 109780521764735, 9780521758352
    LC Control Number2009011591

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