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The proliferation of peripheries : Militarized drones and the reconfiguration of global space. / Akhter, Majed.

In: Progress in human geography, Vol. 43, No. 1, 01.02.2019, p. 64-80.

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Akhter, M 2019, 'The proliferation of peripheries: Militarized drones and the reconfiguration of global space', Progress in human geography, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 64-80. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132517735697

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Akhter, M. (2019). The proliferation of peripheries: Militarized drones and the reconfiguration of global space. Progress in human geography, 43(1), 64-80. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132517735697

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Akhter M. The proliferation of peripheries: Militarized drones and the reconfiguration of global space. Progress in human geography. 2019 Feb 1;43(1):64-80. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132517735697

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Akhter, Majed. / The proliferation of peripheries : Militarized drones and the reconfiguration of global space. In: Progress in human geography. 2019 ; Vol. 43, No. 1. pp. 64-80.

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