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Agency, structure, institutions, discourse (ASID) in urban and regional development. / Moulaert, Frank; Jessop, Bob; Mehmood, Abid.

In: International Journal of Urban Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 2, 06.2016, p. 167-187.

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Moulaert, F, Jessop, B & Mehmood, A 2016, 'Agency, structure, institutions, discourse (ASID) in urban and regional development', International Journal of Urban Sciences, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 167-187. https://doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2016.1182054

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Moulaert, F., Jessop, B., & Mehmood, A. (2016). Agency, structure, institutions, discourse (ASID) in urban and regional development. International Journal of Urban Sciences, 20(2), 167-187. https://doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2016.1182054

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Moulaert, Frank ; Jessop, Bob ; Mehmood, Abid. / Agency, structure, institutions, discourse (ASID) in urban and regional development. In: International Journal of Urban Sciences. 2016 ; Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 167-187.

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