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Building production in a capitalist economy

Roger Jesse Jarman

Building production in a capitalist economy

the response of a sample of building companies to changing market conditions.

by Roger Jesse Jarman

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Soc.Sc.) - University of Birmingham, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies.

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Open LibraryOL20230846M

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