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Published by Minority Rights Group International in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Elections.,
  • Minorities -- Protection.,
  • Representative government and representation.,
  • Civil rights.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Andrew Reynolds.
SeriesReport / Minority Rights Group international, Report (Minority Rights Group International)
ContributionsMinority Rights Group International.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16144277M
ISBN 101904584551
ISBN 109781904584551

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