Latin America and contemporary modernity a sociological interpretation by JosГ© MaurГ­cio Domingues

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- Latin America,
  • Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1982-,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
  • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Book details

StatementJosé Maurício Domingues.
SeriesRoutledge advances in sociology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A8 D66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24057133M
ISBN 109780415964678
LC Control Number2007027485

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