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aftermath of local government restructuring in West Malaysia the experience of the Penang island and Klangmunicipalities by Phang, Siew Nooi.

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Institute of Local Government Studies.

Statementby Phang Siew Nooi.
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Open LibraryOL13827174M

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