Public Participation in Local Policy Decision-making: The Role of Web-based Mapping

@article{Kingston2007PublicPI,
  title={Public Participation in Local Policy Decision-making: The Role of Web-based Mapping},
  author={Richard Kingston},
  journal={The Cartographic Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={44},
  pages={138 - 144}
}
  • R. Kingston
  • Published 2007
  • Geography
  • The Cartographic Journal
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