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Social development in Africa today some radical proposals by Stephen Chan

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • Africa -- Social policy.,
  • Economic assistance -- Africa.,
  • Youth -- Africa -- Social conditions.,
  • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-116) and index.

StatementStephen Chan ; edited by Jonathan Alner.
ContributionsAlner, Jonathan.
LC ClassificationsHN773.5 .C43 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1556794M
ISBN 100773496378
LC Control Number91037447

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