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Development as a human right legal, political, and economic dimensions by Nobel Symposium on the Right to Development and Human Rights in Development (2003 Oslo, Norway)

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Published by Harvard School of Public Health, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Boston, Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human rights -- Economic aspects -- Congresses,
  • Economic development -- Social aspects -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Bård A. Andreassen and Stephen P. Marks ; foreword by Louise Arbour.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsAndreassen, Bård-Anders., Marks, Stephen P., 1943-, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK3239.8 .N63 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20023893M
ISBN 100674021215
ISBN 109780674021211
LC Control Number2006933703
OCLC/WorldCa77448615

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