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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Developing countries.


  • United Nations Environment Programme.,
  • Environmental degradation -- Developing countries.,
  • Environmental responsibility -- Developing countries.,
  • Environmental policy -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-174) and index.

Other titlesEnvironment, security, and United Nations reform
StatementMark F. Imber.
LC ClassificationsGE160.D44 I43 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1082386M
ISBN 100312121687, 0312121695
LC Control Number94005974

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