Rural-urban migration and the alleged demise of the extended family
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Rural-urban migration and the alleged demise of the extended family the Haitian case in comparative perspective by Uli Locher

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Published by Centre for Developing-Area Studies, McGill University in Montreal .
Written in English



  • Haiti.


  • Rural-urban migration -- Haiti.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 12-14.

StatementUli Locher.
SeriesWorking papers - Centre for Developing Area Studies, McGill University ; no. 20, Working papers (McGill University. Centre for Developing-Area Studies) ;, no. 20.
LC ClassificationsHB2011.A3 L62
The Physical Object
Pagination14 leaves ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4214004M
ISBN 100888190360
LC Control Number80493507

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