Dominant classes and the state in development
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Dominant classes and the state in development theory and the case of India by Sanjoy Banerjee

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Business and politics -- India.,
  • Elite (Social sciences) -- India.,
  • Economic development.,
  • Business and politics.,
  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • India -- Economic policy -- 1947-

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Edition Notes

StatementSanjoy Banerjee.
SeriesA Westview replica edition
LC ClassificationsHC435.2 .B335 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2857004M
ISBN 100865318506
LC Control Number84019586

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