by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-23).
|Statement||by Miroslava Prazak.|
|Series||Working paper / Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi ;, no. 465, Working paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 465.|
|LC Classifications||HC865.A1 W67 no. 465|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||23 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||23|
|LC Control Number||90980702|
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