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The World Bank and Social Transformation in International Politics

David Williams

The World Bank and Social Transformation in International Politics

Liberalism, Governance and Sovereignty (Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation)

by David Williams

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Banks & Banking,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10207297M
    ISBN 100415453003
    ISBN 109780415453004

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