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politics of justice and justice reform in Latin America

the Peruvian case in comparative perspective

by Linn A. Hammergren

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.,
  • Peru.
    • Subjects:
    • Justice, Administration of -- Latin America,
    • Law reform -- Latin America,
    • Justice, Administration of -- Peru,
    • Law reform -- Peru

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-336) and index.

      StatementLinn A. Hammergren.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKG495 .H36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 342 p. ;
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL691592M
      ISBN 100813334187
      LC Control Number97038743

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