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Illicit livelihoods: drug crops and development in Africa

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Illicit livelihoods : drug crops and development in Africa. / Carrier, Neil; Klantschnig, Gernot.

In: Review of African Political Economy, Vol. 43, No. 148, 27.06.2016, p. 174-189.

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Carrier, N & Klantschnig, G 2016, 'Illicit livelihoods: drug crops and development in Africa', Review of African Political Economy, vol. 43, no. 148, pp. 174-189.

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Carrier, N., & Klantschnig, G. (2016). Illicit livelihoods: drug crops and development in Africa. Review of African Political Economy, 43(148), 174-189.

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Carrier N, Klantschnig G. Illicit livelihoods: drug crops and development in Africa. Review of African Political Economy. 2016 Jun 27;43(148):174-189.

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Carrier, Neil ; Klantschnig, Gernot. / Illicit livelihoods : drug crops and development in Africa. In: Review of African Political Economy. 2016 ; Vol. 43, No. 148. pp. 174-189.

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