Adjustment, globalization and social development
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Adjustment, globalization and social development report of the UNRISD/UNDP international seminar on economic restructuring and social policy, New York, 11-13 January 1995 by UNRISD/UNDP international seminar on economic restructuring and social policy (1995 New York, N.Y.)

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Published by UNRISD in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Congresses,
  • International economic relations,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
  • Social planning

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Develoment (UNRISD)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26623879M

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