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Economics versus human rights by Manuel Couret Branco

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Economics -- Sociological aspects,
  • Human rights

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementManuel Couret Branco.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB72 .B686 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16943077M
ISBN 109780415470179, 9780203885024
LC Control Number2008026414

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