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We are the poors

community struggles in post-apartheid South Africa

by Ashwin Desai

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Published by Monthly Review Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- South Africa.,
    • Blacks -- South Africa -- Economic conditions.,
    • South Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAshwin Desai.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905 .D47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p. :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3553903M
      ISBN 101583670505
      LC Control Number2002006897


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