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From authoritarian development to totalist urban reordering: the Daxing forced evictions case. / Pils, Eva.

In: China Information, Vol. 34, No. 2, 01.07.2020, p. 270-290.

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Pils, E 2020, 'From authoritarian development to totalist urban reordering: the Daxing forced evictions case', China Information, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 270-290. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X20929590

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Pils, E. (2020). From authoritarian development to totalist urban reordering: the Daxing forced evictions case. China Information, 34(2), 270-290. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X20929590

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Pils E. From authoritarian development to totalist urban reordering: the Daxing forced evictions case. China Information. 2020 Jul 1;34(2):270-290. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X20929590

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Pils, Eva. / From authoritarian development to totalist urban reordering: the Daxing forced evictions case. In: China Information. 2020 ; Vol. 34, No. 2. pp. 270-290.

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