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It’s tough shit, basically, that you're all gonna get it': UK virus testing and police officer anxieties of contracting COVID-19

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It’s tough shit, basically, that you're all gonna get it' : UK virus testing and police officer anxieties of contracting COVID-19. / De Camargo, Camilla.

In: Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy, Vol. 32, No. 1, 31.01.2022, p. 35-51.

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De Camargo, Camilla. / It’s tough shit, basically, that you're all gonna get it' : UK virus testing and police officer anxieties of contracting COVID-19. In: Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy. 2022 ; Vol. 32, No. 1. pp. 35-51.

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