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Ordinary families, extraordinary lives

Moser, Caroline O. N.

Ordinary families, extraordinary lives

assets and poverty reduction in Guayaquil, 1978-2004

by Moser, Caroline O. N.

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Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-349) and index.

StatementCaroline O.N. Moser
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.S3 M67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 360 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574164M
ISBN 109780815703273
LC Control Number2009030942
OCLC/WorldCa368048280

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