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Towards a theory of cultural evaluation. / Johnson, Matthew.

In: Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2014, p. 145-167.

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Johnson, M 2014, 'Towards a theory of cultural evaluation', Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 145-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2012.680753

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Johnson, M. (2014). Towards a theory of cultural evaluation. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 17(2), 145-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2012.680753

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Johnson M. Towards a theory of cultural evaluation. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 2014;17(2):145-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2012.680753

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Johnson, Matthew. / Towards a theory of cultural evaluation. In: Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 2014 ; Vol. 17, No. 2. pp. 145-167.

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