Human security in an unfinished state

Serbia 2005.

Publisher: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia in Belgrade

Written in English
Published: Pages: 515 Downloads: 29
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Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- Serbia,
  • Democratization -- Serbia,
  • Political culture -- Serbia,
  • Serbia -- Social conditions -- 21st century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesSerbia 2005
ContributionsBiserko, Sonja., Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.S42 S4813 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination515 p. ;
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24065444M
ISBN 108672081226
LC Control Number2009449221
OCLC/WorldCa494331297

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