Direct to the poor grassroots development in Latin America

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Published by L. Rienner in Boulder .

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  • Latin America.


  • Transfer payments -- Latin America,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Latin America,
  • Poor -- Latin America

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 219-222.

Book details

Statementedited by Sheldon Annis and Peter Hakim.
ContributionsAnnis, Sheldon, 1944-, Hakim, Peter.
LC ClassificationsHC130.P63 D57 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2405922M
ISBN 101555871186, 1555871208
LC Control Number87036936

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