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Encouraging democracy

what role for conditioned aid?

by Nelson, Joan M.

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Overseas Development Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance -- Political aspects.,
    • Democracy -- Developing countries.,
    • Human rights -- Developing countries.,
    • Developing countries -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-68).

      StatementJoan M. Nelson with Stephanie J. Eglinton.
      SeriesPolicy essay ;, no. 4
      ContributionsEglinton, Stephanie J.
      LC ClassificationsHC60 .N444 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 72 p. ;
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1711999M
      ISBN 101565170040
      LC Control Number92014033

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