Politics and the quality of life

by Eccles, David Eccles Viscount

Publisher: Conservative Political Centre in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Rt. Hon. Viscount Eccles.
SeriesCPC [publications] no. 471
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX720 .E25
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4062337M
ISBN 100850704677
LC Control Number79593746
OCLC/WorldCa200686

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London, Conservative Political Centre, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Subject: How decision making, problems, politics and quality of life are connected. What can go wrong, and how to do it better. Target audience: Everyone interested. No special knowledge required. Estimated reading time: 1 hour for all chapters.

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