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The new regulatory state: the social powers of the European Union

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The new regulatory state : the social powers of the European Union. / Walby, Sylvia.

In: British Journal of Sociology, Vol. 50, No. 1, 1999, p. 118-140.

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Walby, Sylvia. / The new regulatory state : the social powers of the European Union. In: British Journal of Sociology. 1999 ; Vol. 50, No. 1. pp. 118-140.

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