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Democracy or dominance in the Americas?

Democracy or dominance in the Americas?

the FTAA vs public services.

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Published by PSI Regional Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign trade regulation -- America.,
  • Free trade -- America.,
  • Commercial policy.,
  • Service industries -- Government policy.,
  • America -- Economic integration.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsFree Trade Area of the Americas (Organization), Public Services International.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1745 .D45 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21783288M

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