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Deconstructing the co-production ideal: Dilemmas of knowledge and representation in a co-design project with people with intellectual disabilities

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Deconstructing the co-production ideal: Dilemmas of knowledge and representation in a co-design project with people with intellectual disabilities. / Chinn, Deborah.

In: Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2020, p. 326-336.

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Chinn, D 2020, 'Deconstructing the co-production ideal: Dilemmas of knowledge and representation in a co-design project with people with intellectual disabilities', Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 326-336. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2020.1795820

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Chinn, D. (2020). Deconstructing the co-production ideal: Dilemmas of knowledge and representation in a co-design project with people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 45(4), 326-336. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2020.1795820

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Chinn D. Deconstructing the co-production ideal: Dilemmas of knowledge and representation in a co-design project with people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability. 2020;45(4):326-336. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2020.1795820

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Chinn, Deborah. / Deconstructing the co-production ideal: Dilemmas of knowledge and representation in a co-design project with people with intellectual disabilities. In: Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability. 2020 ; Vol. 45, No. 4. pp. 326-336.

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