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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Policy sciences -- Methodology.,
  • Policy sciences -- Study and teaching.,
  • Thought and thinking -- Social aspects.,
  • Public administration -- Decision making.,
  • Decision making -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Iris Geva-May.
ContributionsGeva-May, Iris.
LC ClassificationsH97 .T485 2005, H97 .T485 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18226862M
ISBN 101403969280
LC Control Number2004061672

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