On the practice and theory of affluence and poverty: some reflections by Joost B. W. Kuitenbrouwer

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Published by Institute of Social Studies in The Hague .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Poverty.,
  • Wealth.,
  • Economic development.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[by] Joost Kuitenbrouwer.
SeriesI.S.S. occasional papers, no. 33, ISS occasional papers ;, no. 33.
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LC ClassificationsHC79.P6 K86
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
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Open LibraryOL5105292M
LC Control Number74177575

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