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Citizenship, medical expertise and the capitalist regulatory state in Europe

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Citizenship, medical expertise and the capitalist regulatory state in Europe. / Abraham, J; Lewis, G.

In: Sociology, Vol. 36, No. 1, 02.2002, p. 67-88.

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Abraham, J & Lewis, G 2002, 'Citizenship, medical expertise and the capitalist regulatory state in Europe', Sociology, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 67-88. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038502036001004

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Abraham, J., & Lewis, G. (2002). Citizenship, medical expertise and the capitalist regulatory state in Europe. Sociology, 36(1), 67-88. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038502036001004

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Abraham J, Lewis G. Citizenship, medical expertise and the capitalist regulatory state in Europe. Sociology. 2002 Feb;36(1):67-88. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038502036001004

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Abraham, J ; Lewis, G. / Citizenship, medical expertise and the capitalist regulatory state in Europe. In: Sociology. 2002 ; Vol. 36, No. 1. pp. 67-88.

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