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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.


  • Economic development.,
  • Basic needs -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic policy.

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Edition Notes

StatementD. P. Ghai ... [et al.].
ContributionsGhai, Dharam P., International Labour Office.
LC ClassificationsHD82 .B323
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4289286M
ISBN 109221018016
LC Control Number78316464

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