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Decentralisation, local politics, and the construction of women"s citizenship

D. C. Kanabahita-Byamukama

Decentralisation, local politics, and the construction of women"s citizenship

the case of Uganda

by D. C. Kanabahita-Byamukama

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Published by Centre for Basic Research in [Kampala] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-34).

StatementDora C. Kanabahita Byamukama.
SeriesCBR occasional paper -- no. 7/2007
ContributionsCentre for Basic Research (Kampala, Uganda)
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22504054M
LC Control Number2008346816

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