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Part III - Our Work

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 October 2022

Daniel Scott Souleles
Copenhagen Business School
Johan Gersel
Copenhagen Business School
Morten Sørensen Thaning
Copenhagen Business School
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People before Markets
An Alternative Casebook
, pp. 381 - 473
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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