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The Hobbit Law: Precarity and market citizenship in cultural production. / Conor, Bridget.

In: Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2015, p. 25-36.

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Conor, B 2015, 'The Hobbit Law: Precarity and market citizenship in cultural production', Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 25-36. <http://apjacm.arts.unimelb.edu.au/article/view/209/108>

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Conor, B. (2015). The Hobbit Law: Precarity and market citizenship in cultural production. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, 12(1), 25-36. http://apjacm.arts.unimelb.edu.au/article/view/209/108

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Conor B. The Hobbit Law: Precarity and market citizenship in cultural production. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management. 2015;12(1):25-36.

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Conor, Bridget. / The Hobbit Law: Precarity and market citizenship in cultural production. In: Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management. 2015 ; Vol. 12, No. 1. pp. 25-36.

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