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intersection of poverty and solid waste management

Sneha Palnitkar

intersection of poverty and solid waste management

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Published by All India Institute of Local Self-Government in Mumbai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ragpickers -- India -- Social conditions.,
  • Ragpickers -- India -- Economic conditions.,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Social aspects -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [110]).

    Statementby Sneha Palnitkar, Vijaya Srinivasan.
    ContributionsSrinivasan, Vijaya., All-India Institute of Local Self-Government.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9975.A4-ZI.x2+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16292149M
    LC Control Number2007344079

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