Re-thinking socio-economic rights in an insecure world

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Other titlesRethinking socio-economic rights in an insecure world
Statement[edited by Nsongurua Udombana and Violeta Beširević ; with an introduction by Wiktor Osiatynski].
ContributionsUdombana, Nsongurua J., Beširević, Violeta., NetLibrary, Inc.
LC ClassificationsJC571 .R477 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
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Open LibraryOL16241491M
ISBN 109638656980, 1429422246
LC Control Number2007397136

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