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Democracies without violence

South Asia Regional Conference on Democracies without Violence: Engendering Politics, Policies and Actions (3rd 2009 Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Democracies without violence

engendering politics, policies, and actions : proceeding report 10-12 November 2009

by South Asia Regional Conference on Democracies without Violence: Engendering Politics, Policies and Actions (3rd 2009 Dhaka, Bangladesh)

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Published by South Asia Partnership International in Kathmandu .
Written in English


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Statementeditor Upendra Poudel
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24840862M
LC Control Number2011321030

  In established democracies with a long experience of democracy, the risk of democratic breakdown, in the face of a crisis like the current corona-crisis, .


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