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Urban employment problems research and policy in Latin America. by Regional Employment Program for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Published by PREALC in Santiago, Chile .
Written in English

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Bibliography: p. 24-31.

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Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL18823493M

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