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Understanding the problems of Belizean youths

positive insights

by Stephen O. Okeke

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Published by Crossing Sign Publishers in Belize City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth -- Belize -- Social conditions,
  • Youth -- Belize -- Attitudes,
  • Belize -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [104]).

    StatementStephen O. Okeke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ799.B422 O43 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 103, [3] p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16279759M
    ISBN 10976811195X
    ISBN 109789768111951
    LC Control Number2007402335

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