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Contemporary social problems in Ghana

Steve Tonah

Contemporary social problems in Ghana

by Steve Tonah

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Published by Research and Publication Unit, Dept. of Sociology, University of Ghana in [Legon], Ghana .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Steve Tonah
ContributionsUniversity of Ghana. Research and Publication Unit
LC ClassificationsHN832.A8 C66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24413190M
ISBN 109789988844479
LC Control Number2010305406

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