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Welfare and moral economy. / Sayer, Richard Andrew.

In: Ethics and Social Welfare, Vol. 12, No. 1, 01.01.2018, p. 20-33.

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Sayer, RA 2018, 'Welfare and moral economy', Ethics and Social Welfare, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 20-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2017.1377273

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Sayer RA. Welfare and moral economy. Ethics and Social Welfare. 2018 Jan 1;12(1):20-33. https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2017.1377273

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Sayer, Richard Andrew. / Welfare and moral economy. In: Ethics and Social Welfare. 2018 ; Vol. 12, No. 1. pp. 20-33.

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