Rape of the block or, Everyperson"s guide to neighbourhood defense by Missy Parnell

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Published by Edmonton Social Planning Council in [Edmonton] .

Written in English

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  • Alberta,
  • Edmonton,
  • Edmonton.


  • City planning -- Alberta -- Edmonton -- Citizen participation.,
  • Transportation -- Alberta -- Edmonton.,
  • Community power.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesEveryperson"s guide to neighbourhood defense.
Statementwritten by Missy Parnell, Verna Semotuk, Joan Swain.
ContributionsSemotuk, Verna, joint author., Swain, Joan, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHT169.C32 E36
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5244827M
LC Control Number75316672

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