Social assessments for better development case studies in Russia and Central Asia

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  • Asia, Central,
  • Russia (Federation)


  • Economic development projects -- Asia, Central -- Case studies.,
  • Coal trade -- Russia (Federation) -- Case studies.,
  • Asia, Central -- Social conditions -- Case studies.,
  • Asia, Central -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementMichael M. Cernea and Ayse Kudat, editors ; introduction by Johannes Linn and Ismail Serageldin.
SeriesEnvironmentally sustainable development studies and monographs series ;, no. 16
ContributionsCernea, Michael M., Kudat, Ayşe.
LC ClassificationsHN670.22.A8 S63 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL672439M
ISBN 100821339060
LC Control Number97018483

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