Civil society at the crossroads challenges and prospects in Ethiopia

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  • Political participation -- Ethiopia -- Congresses,
  • Civil society -- Ethiopia -- Congresses,
  • Civil society -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Non-governmental organizations -- Ethiopia -- Congresses,
  • Non-governmental organizations -- Africa -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Taye Assefa, Bahru Zwede.
ContributionsTaye Assefa., Bahru Zewde., Yamāh̲barāwi ṭenāt madrak (Ethiopia)
LC ClassificationsJQ3766 .C58 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
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Open LibraryOL24095657M
ISBN 109994450247
ISBN 109789994450244
LC Control Number2009349853

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