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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Environmental justice,
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLaura Westra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3230.R45 W47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22843778M
    ISBN 109781844077977
    LC Control Number2008054647


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