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The inclusion of people with hepatitis C within disability studies. / Mack, Heather; Paylor, Ian.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.09.2017, p. 18-33.

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Mack, H & Paylor, I 2017, 'The inclusion of people with hepatitis C within disability studies', Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 18-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/15017419.2016.1228543

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Mack, Heather ; Paylor, Ian. / The inclusion of people with hepatitis C within disability studies. In: Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 2017 ; Vol. 19, No. 1. pp. 18-33.

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