Law and the urban impact of globalization course materials by Rosemary Coombe

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  • International Competition,
  • Law and legislation,
  • International economic relations,
  • Regional planning

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StatementRosemary J. Coombe
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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