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Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Distributive justice.,
  • Welfare economics.,
  • Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Income distribution.,
  • International trade -- Moral and ethical aspects.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Frank Ackerman ... [et al.].
SeriesFrontier issues in economic thought -- v. 5
ContributionsAckerman, Frank., Tufts University. Global Development and Environment Institute.
LC ClassificationsHB72 .P62 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 403 p. :
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22230260M
ISBN 101559637978, 1559637986

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