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Minorities, minority rights and development

Riddell, Roger.

Minorities, minority rights and development

an issues paper

by Riddell, Roger.

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Published by Minority Rights Group in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development,
  • Human rights,
  • Minorities -- Civil rights,
  • Minorities -- Economic conditions,
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger Riddell.
    ContributionsMinority Rights Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17594815M
    ISBN 101897693575
    OCLC/WorldCa42729717

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