Social security for the excluded majority case-studies of developing countries

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Published by ILO in Geneva .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Social security -- Developing countries.,
  • Social security -- Government policy -- Developing countries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Wouter van Ginneken.
ContributionsGinneken, Wouter van., International Labour Office.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7252 .S627 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6839745M
ISBN 109221108562
LC Control Number00338376

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