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Leaveism and work-life integration : the thinning blue line. / Hesketh, Ian; Cooper, Cary; Ivy, Jonathan.

In: Policing: Journal of Policy and Practice, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2015, p. 183-194.

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Hesketh, Ian ; Cooper, Cary ; Ivy, Jonathan. / Leaveism and work-life integration : the thinning blue line. In: Policing: Journal of Policy and Practice. 2015 ; Vol. 9, No. 2. pp. 183-194.

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