Anti-corruption struggles in Uganda

reinforcing institutions of public accountability in the 1995 Constitution by Winnie Bikaako

Publisher: Centre for Basic Research in Kampala, Uganda

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-67).

StatementWinnie Bikaako.
SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 77/2002, CBR working paper ;, no. 77.
LC ClassificationsJQ2951.A56C6+
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. ;
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3445301M
LC Control Number2005327301

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