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Democracy and futures

Democracy and futures

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Published by Parliament of Finland, Committee for the Future in [Helsinki] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Forecasting,
  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeds.: Mika Mannermaa, Jim Dator, Paula Tiihonen.
    GenreForecasts.
    ContributionsMannermaa, Mika., Dator, James Allen., Tiihonen, Paula.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .D425 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208, [4] p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16930162M
    ISBN 109515328853, 9515328861
    ISBN 109789515328854, 9789515328861
    LC Control Number2008351286

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