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Human Rights and Investments at the WTO. / Vadi, Valentina.

Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments. ed. / Yannick Radi. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018. p. 158–185 (Research Handbooks in Human Rights Series).

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Harvard

Vadi, V 2018, Human Rights and Investments at the WTO. in Y Radi (ed.), Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments. Research Handbooks in Human Rights Series, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, pp. 158–185. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781782549123.00013

APA

Vadi, V. (2018). Human Rights and Investments at the WTO. In Y. Radi (Ed.), Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments (pp. 158–185). (Research Handbooks in Human Rights Series). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781782549123.00013

Vancouver

Vadi V. Human Rights and Investments at the WTO. In Radi Y, editor, Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2018. p. 158–185. (Research Handbooks in Human Rights Series). https://doi.org/10.4337/9781782549123.00013

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Vadi, Valentina. / Human Rights and Investments at the WTO. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments. editor / Yannick Radi. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018. pp. 158–185 (Research Handbooks in Human Rights Series).

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