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Race, immigration and multiculturalism in Conservative ideology from Powell to Johnson

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Race, immigration and multiculturalism in Conservative ideology from Powell to Johnson. / Parker, Simon Frank; Hirschler, Steven Andrew.

Department of Politics, University of York, 2020. p. 1-42.

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Parker, SF & Hirschler, SA 2020 'Race, immigration and multiculturalism in Conservative ideology from Powell to Johnson' Department of Politics, University of York, pp. 1-42. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15438.74563

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Parker, S. F., & Hirschler, S. A. (2020). Race, immigration and multiculturalism in Conservative ideology from Powell to Johnson. (pp. 1-42). Department of Politics, University of York. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15438.74563

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Parker SF, Hirschler SA. Race, immigration and multiculturalism in Conservative ideology from Powell to Johnson. Department of Politics, University of York. 2020, p. 1-42. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15438.74563

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Parker, Simon Frank ; Hirschler, Steven Andrew. / Race, immigration and multiculturalism in Conservative ideology from Powell to Johnson. Department of Politics, University of York, 2020. pp. 1-42

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