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Global risks

Jana Hertwig

Global risks

constructing world order through law, politics and economics

by Jana Hertwig

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJana Hertwig...[et al.] (eds.).
SeriesDresdner Schriften zu Recht und Politik der Vereinten Nationen -- 14, Dresdner Schriften zu Recht und Politik der Vereinten Nationen -- 14.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ1252 .G56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24483733M
ISBN 103631592914
ISBN 109783631592915
LC Control Number2010487624

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