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The academy's new electronic order? Open source journals and publishing political science. / May, Chris.

In: European Political Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, 03.2005, p. 14-24.

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May, Chris. / The academy's new electronic order? Open source journals and publishing political science. In: European Political Science. 2005 ; Vol. 4, No. 1. pp. 14-24.

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