The UK Citizens Advice service and the plurality of actors and practices that shape “legal consciousness”

  title={The UK Citizens Advice service and the plurality of actors and practices that shape “legal consciousness”},
  author={Samuel Kirwan},
  journal={The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law},
  pages={461 - 475}
  • S. Kirwan
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Law
  • The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law
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