Voting rules in collegiate legal bodies by Joseph Jaconelli

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StatementJoseph Jaconelli.
SeriesWorking paper / Faculty of Law, University of Manchester -- no. 1, Working paper (University of Manchester. Faculty of Law) -- no. 1
ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL18257702M

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