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Africa perspectives on globalization and sustainable development

A.O Fadeyi

Africa perspectives on globalization and sustainable development

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Published by Rocsom Publishers, Publication of Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University in Ipaja Lagos, Nigeria, Ojo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Globalization -- Environmental aspects -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Africans -- Attitudes -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAfrica perspectives on globalization & sustainable development
    Statementedited by A.O. Fadeyi, R.O C. Somoye.
    GenreCongresses., Congresses
    ContributionsFadeyi, A. O., Somoye, R. O. C., FSS International Conference (1st : 2004)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 E5 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346 p.:
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22846903M
    LC Control Number2008472522

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