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Comparative national development

society and economy in the new global order

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Published by University of North Carolina press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Economic development,
    • Economic development -- Sociological aspects,
    • Economic history -- 1990-,
    • Developing countries -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.

      Statementedited by A. Douglas Kincaid and Alejandro Portes.
      ContributionsKincaid, A. Douglas., Portes, Alejandro, 1944-
      LC ClassificationsHD82 .C57326 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 245 p. ;
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1424189M
      ISBN 10080782142X, 0807844500
      LC Control Number93034721

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