Evaluation of housing policy guidelines in Syria: analyses, criticisms and proposals

Injerou, Jamal


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Citation Formats
J. Injerou, “Evaluation of housing policy guidelines in Syria: analyses, criticisms and proposals,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1994.