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Creating waste and resisting recovery : contested practices and metaphors in post-neoliberal Argentina? / O'Hare, Patrick.

In: Ethnos, Vol. Latest Articles, 30.07.2020.

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O'Hare, P 2020, 'Creating waste and resisting recovery: contested practices and metaphors in post-neoliberal Argentina?', Ethnos, vol. Latest Articles. https://doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2020.1799052

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O'Hare, P. (2020). Creating waste and resisting recovery: contested practices and metaphors in post-neoliberal Argentina? Ethnos, Latest Articles. https://doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2020.1799052

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O'Hare P. Creating waste and resisting recovery: contested practices and metaphors in post-neoliberal Argentina? Ethnos. 2020 Jul 30;Latest Articles. https://doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2020.1799052

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O'Hare, Patrick. / Creating waste and resisting recovery : contested practices and metaphors in post-neoliberal Argentina?. In: Ethnos. 2020 ; Vol. Latest Articles.

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