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Social capital in developing democracies

Leslie Anderson

Social capital in developing democracies

Nicaragua and Argentina compared

by Leslie Anderson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social capital (Sociology) -- Argentina -- History -- 20th century,
  • Social capital (Sociology) -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century,
  • Democracy -- Argentina -- History -- 20th century,
  • Democracy -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century,
  • Argentina -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
  • Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeslie E. Anderson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM708 .A52 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24044906M
    ISBN 109780521192743, 9780521140843
    LC Control Number2009048077


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