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Local Democracy in Myanmar: Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016

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Local Democracy in Myanmar : Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016. / Kyed, Helene Maria; Harrisson, Annika Pohl; McCarthy, Gerard.

Kbh. : Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS, 2016. 9 p.

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Harvard

Kyed, HM, Harrisson, AP & McCarthy, G 2016, Local Democracy in Myanmar: Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016. Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS, Kbh. .

APA

Kyed, H. M., Harrisson, A. P., & McCarthy, G. (2016). Local Democracy in Myanmar: Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016. Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS.

CBE

Kyed HM, Harrisson AP, McCarthy G 2016. Local Democracy in Myanmar: Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016. Kbh. : Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS. 9 p.

MLA

Kyed, Helene Maria, Annika Pohl Harrisson and Gerard McCarthy Local Democracy in Myanmar: Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016 Kbh. : Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS. 2016.

Vancouver

Kyed HM, Harrisson AP, McCarthy G. Local Democracy in Myanmar: Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016. Kbh. : Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS, 2016. 9 p.

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Kyed, Helene Maria ; Harrisson, Annika Pohl ; McCarthy, Gerard. / Local Democracy in Myanmar : Reflections on ward and village tract elections in 2016. Kbh. : Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS, 2016. 9 p.

Bibtex

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