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Climate change and displacement multidisciplinary perspectives by Jane McAdam

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Published by Hart Pub. in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social aspects,
  • Forced migration,
  • Environmental refugees,
  • Climatic changes

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jane McAdam
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV640 .C53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24792248M
ISBN 101849460388
ISBN 109781849460385
LC Control Number2010284229
OCLC/WorldCa607975186

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