politics of public-sector labor relations: some predictions by George H. Quester

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Statementby George H. Quester.
SeriesIPE monograph no. 1, Institute of Public Employment monograph ;, no. 1.
LC ClassificationsHD8008 .Q47
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Paginationi, 27 p.
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL5026950M
LC Control Number73621531

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