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Energy justice : a conceptual review. / Jenkins, Kirsten Elizabeth Harrison; McCauley, Darren; Heffron, Raphael; Stephan, Hannes; Rehner, Robert Wilhelm Michael.

In: Energy Research and Social Science, Vol. 11, 01.2016, p. 174-182.

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Jenkins, KEH, McCauley, D, Heffron, R, Stephan, H & Rehner, RWM 2016, 'Energy justice: a conceptual review', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 11, pp. 174-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2015.10.004

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Jenkins, K. E. H., McCauley, D., Heffron, R., Stephan, H., & Rehner, R. W. M. (2016). Energy justice: a conceptual review. Energy Research and Social Science, 11, 174-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2015.10.004

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Jenkins KEH, McCauley D, Heffron R, Stephan H, Rehner RWM. Energy justice: a conceptual review. Energy Research and Social Science. 2016 Jan;11:174-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2015.10.004

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Jenkins, Kirsten Elizabeth Harrison ; McCauley, Darren ; Heffron, Raphael ; Stephan, Hannes ; Rehner, Robert Wilhelm Michael. / Energy justice : a conceptual review. In: Energy Research and Social Science. 2016 ; Vol. 11. pp. 174-182.

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