David v. Goliath
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Published by Association of Bay Area Governments in Oakland, Calif .
Written in English


  • Land use -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Regional planning -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Housing -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

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Other titlesDavid versus Goliath, David vs. Goliath, How local decision-makers are confronting Bay Area planning challenges
ContributionsAssociation of Bay Area Governments.
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23057706M

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