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Social Development in Latin America

The Politics of Reform (Woodrow Wilson Center Current Studies on Latin America)

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Social Situations And Conditions,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Central America,
  • South America,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • 1980-,
  • 1982-,
  • Case studies,
  • Latin America,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social Policy,
  • Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoseph S. Tulchin (Editor), Allison M. Garland (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12026981M
    ISBN 101555878431
    ISBN 109781555878436


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