Racial harassment, council housing and the law. by Martin MacEwen

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Published by Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot-Watt University,Department of Town and Country Planning in Edinburgh .

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A joint publication of the Department of Town and Country Planning and the Scottish Ethnic Minorities Research Unit.

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SeriesResearch Paper / Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot-Watt University, Department of Town and Country Planning -- no.11, 1986, Paper / Scottish Ethnic Minorities Research Unit -- no.1
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