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Published by Policy Press in Bristol, UK .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Poor children -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 32-34).

StatementDavid Gordon ... [et al.].
SeriesStudies in poverty, inequality, and social exclusion
ContributionsGordon, David, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV804 .C55 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3354334M
ISBN 101861345593
LC Control Number2004381855
OCLC/WorldCa54428767

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