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Health and health care in developing countries

sociological perspectives

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing Countries.,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- Developing countries.,
    • Health Services.,
    • Sociology.,
    • Developing Countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Peter Conrad and Eugene B. Gallagher.
      ContributionsConrad, Peter, 1945-, Gallagher, Eugene B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.D48 H43 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1742599M
      ISBN 101566390273
      LC Control Number92049629

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