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Congressional Budgeting Politics, Process, and Power by W. Thomas Wander

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


  • Political economy,
  • Governmental Budgeting,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • United States,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • Gerontology,
  • Government - General,
  • Political Science / Government / General,
  • Budget,
  • Law and legislation

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7869546M
ISBN 100801823927
ISBN 109780801823923

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