Neighborhood Planning as Collaborative Democratic Design

  title={Neighborhood Planning as Collaborative Democratic Design},
  author={Carmen Sirianni},
  journal={Journal of the American Planning Association},
  pages={373 - 387}
  • Carmen Sirianni
  • Published 31 December 2007
  • History
  • Journal of the American Planning Association
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