politics of public management

the HRDC audit of grants and contributions by Good, David A.

Publisher: University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo, NY

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid A. Good.
SeriesThe Institute of Public Administration of Canada series in public management and governance, Institute of Public Administration of Canada series in public management and governance.
ContributionsInstitute of Public Administration of Canada.
LC ClassificationsHD5728 .G665 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3320515M
ISBN 100802088058, 0802085873
LC Control Number2004272527

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