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Deregulating 'the rural'; threatening land management regime. Experiences of space in the Tuscan countryside

  title={Deregulating 'the rural'; threatening land management regime. Experiences of space in the Tuscan countryside},
  author={Stefano Orsini},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
  • S. Orsini
  • Published 4 June 2011
  • Economics
  • arXiv: Physics and Society
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