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Democracy and development a complex relationship by Pranab Bardham

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Published by Law and Economics Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Democracy.,
  • Economic development -- Political aspects.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Pranab Bardham.
SeriesLaw and economics workshop series -- WS 1997-98 (4)
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law. Law and Economics Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20798967M

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