THE WORK THAT AFFECTIVE ECONOMICS DOES

@article{Andrejevic2011THEWT,
  title={THE WORK THAT AFFECTIVE ECONOMICS DOES},
  author={Mark Andrejevic},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={604 - 620}
}
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