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Migrant Care Workers at the Intersection of Rural Belonging in Small English Communities

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Migrant Care Workers at the Intersection of Rural Belonging in Small English Communities. / Spiliopoulos, G.; Cuban, S.; Broadhurst, K.

In: Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies , Vol. 19, No. 2, 30.04.2021, p. 213-226.

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Spiliopoulos, G. ; Cuban, S. ; Broadhurst, K. / Migrant Care Workers at the Intersection of Rural Belonging in Small English Communities. In: Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies . 2021 ; Vol. 19, No. 2. pp. 213-226.

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