Auditing culture

  title={Auditing culture},
  author={Eleonora Belfiore},
  journal={International Journal of Cultural Policy},
  pages={183 - 202}
  • Eleonora Belfiore
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Cultural Policy
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