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Socialising Negative Emotions: Transitional Criminal Trials in the Service of Democracy

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Socialising Negative Emotions : Transitional Criminal Trials in the Service of Democracy. / Mihai, Mihaela.

In: Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2010, p. 111-131.

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Mihai, M 2010, 'Socialising Negative Emotions: Transitional Criminal Trials in the Service of Democracy', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 111-131. https://doi.org/10.1093/ojls/gqq037

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Mihai, M. (2010). Socialising Negative Emotions: Transitional Criminal Trials in the Service of Democracy. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 31(1), 111-131. https://doi.org/10.1093/ojls/gqq037

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Mihai M. Socialising Negative Emotions: Transitional Criminal Trials in the Service of Democracy. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. 2010;31(1):111-131. https://doi.org/10.1093/ojls/gqq037

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Mihai, Mihaela. / Socialising Negative Emotions : Transitional Criminal Trials in the Service of Democracy. In: Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. 2010 ; Vol. 31, No. 1. pp. 111-131.

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