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Published by Earthscan Publications Ltd. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Human rights,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Environmental responsibility,
  • Economic development,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Law,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Case studies,
  • Environmental aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8981540M
ISBN 101853838144
ISBN 109781853838149

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