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World refugees the Canadian response by Gerald E. Dirks

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Published by Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


  • Refugees -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

StatementGerald E. Dirks.
SeriesBehind the headlines -- v. 45, no. 05
ContributionsCanadian Institute of International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsHV640.4C2 D57 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18525772M

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