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Demand by design: how our infrastructures and professions shape what we do

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Demand by design : how our infrastructures and professions shape what we do. / Spurling, Nicola Jane.

Sustainability: new questions, new answers. ed. / Rosie Robison. Cambridge, UK. : Global Sustainability Institute, ARU, 2015. p. 10-17 2.

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Spurling, NJ 2015, Demand by design: how our infrastructures and professions shape what we do. in R Robison (ed.), Sustainability: new questions, new answers., 2, Global Sustainability Institute, ARU, Cambridge, UK. , pp. 10-17. <http://www.anglia.ac.uk/global-sustainability-institute-gsi/research/consumption-and-change/new-ques-new-answ>

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Spurling NJ. Demand by design: how our infrastructures and professions shape what we do. In Robison R, editor, Sustainability: new questions, new answers. Cambridge, UK. : Global Sustainability Institute, ARU. 2015. p. 10-17. 2

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Spurling, Nicola Jane. / Demand by design : how our infrastructures and professions shape what we do. Sustainability: new questions, new answers. editor / Rosie Robison. Cambridge, UK. : Global Sustainability Institute, ARU, 2015. pp. 10-17

Bibtex

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