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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poverty -- Measurement,
  • Social isolation,
  • Social structure,
  • Social mobility,
  • Economic policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tony Addison, David Hulme, and Ravi Kanbur.
ContributionsAddison, Tony., Hulme, David., Kanbur, S. M. Ravi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.P6 P6835 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17075334M
ISBN 109780199557547
LC Control Number2008035834

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