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A Socio-Spatial Approach to Enable Inclusive Well- Being in Cities: A Case Study of Birmingham, UK

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A Socio-Spatial Approach to Enable Inclusive Well- Being in Cities : A Case Study of Birmingham, UK. / Rajendran, Lakshmi P.; Boyko, Christopher; Coulton, Claire et al.

In: Social Sciences, Vol. 9, 109, 23.06.2020, p. 1-14.

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Rajendran LP, Boyko C, Coulton C, Hale J, Cooper R. A Socio-Spatial Approach to Enable Inclusive Well- Being in Cities: A Case Study of Birmingham, UK. Social Sciences. 2020 Jun 23;9:1-14. 109. doi: 10.3390/socsci9060109

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