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The Whiteness of Power Racism in Third World Development and Aid by Paulette Goudge

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Published by Lawrence And Wishart Ltd .
Written in English


  • Development studies,
  • Third World Development,
  • Economic History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Sociology,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Social Science / Third World Development,
  • Anthropology - Cultural

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8283606M
ISBN 100853159572
ISBN 109780853159575

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