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Right to democracy in international law

by Jude Ibegbu

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.,
  • Legitimacy of governments.,
  • Human rights.,
  • International law.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [521]-544) and index.

    StatementJude I. Ibegbu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3184 .I24 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 551 p. ;
    Number of Pages551
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3566511M
    ISBN 100773468528
    LC Control Number2002043165

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