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Organizing for neighborhood justice the formation and implementation of the Uptown-Edgewater Neighborhood Justice Center in Chicago by James H. Klein

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Published by Center for Urban Policy, Loyola University of Chicago in Chicago, Ill. (820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago 60611) .
Written in English



  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.


  • Uptown-Edgewater Neighborhood Justice Center,
  • Neighborhood justice centers -- Illinois -- Chicago

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby James H. Klein and John W. Payton.
SeriesUrban insights series ;, no. 2
ContributionsPayton, John W.
LC ClassificationsKFX1233.2 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3132031M
LC Control Number82245725

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