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Public policy and outdoor recreation in Scotland

Public policy and outdoor recreation in Scotland

proceedings of a public policy seminar organised by the Centre for Urban and Regional Research, University of Glasgow, on February 18 1985.


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Published by The Centre in Glasgow .
Written in English

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SeriesCURR discussion paper -- no.24
ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow. Centre for Urban and Regional Research.
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Open LibraryOL17264824M

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