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Fuelling war or buying peace the role of corruption in conflicts by Philippe Le Billon

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English


  • Social conflict,
  • Political corruption,
  • Profiteering

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFueling war or buying peace, Role of corruption in conflicts
StatementPhilippe Le Billon.
SeriesWIDER working papers -- no.2001/65
ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20843456M

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