Making (In)Visible

  title={Making (In)Visible},
  author={Christine Hentschel},
  journal={International Criminal Justice Review},
  pages={289 - 303}
  • C. Hentschel
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Sociology
  • International Criminal Justice Review
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  • 2007
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  • Economics
    Journal of the History of Economic Thought
  • 2010
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