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Black economic empowerment policy in eThekwini, Durban, South Africa : economic justice, economic fraud and ‘leaving money on the table’. / Bracking, Sarah Louise.

In: Review of African Political Economy, Vol. 46, No. 161, 2019, p. 415-441 .

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Bracking, SL 2019, 'Black economic empowerment policy in eThekwini, Durban, South Africa: economic justice, economic fraud and ‘leaving money on the table’', Review of African Political Economy, vol. 46, no. 161, pp. 415-441 . https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2019.1644997

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Bracking, S. L. (2019). Black economic empowerment policy in eThekwini, Durban, South Africa: economic justice, economic fraud and ‘leaving money on the table’. Review of African Political Economy, 46(161), 415-441 . https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2019.1644997

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Bracking SL. Black economic empowerment policy in eThekwini, Durban, South Africa: economic justice, economic fraud and ‘leaving money on the table’. Review of African Political Economy. 2019;46(161):415-441 . https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2019.1644997

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Bracking, Sarah Louise. / Black economic empowerment policy in eThekwini, Durban, South Africa : economic justice, economic fraud and ‘leaving money on the table’. In: Review of African Political Economy. 2019 ; Vol. 46, No. 161. pp. 415-441 .

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