Global Employer and Business Associations: Their Relations with Members in the Development of Mutual Capacities

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Global Employer and Business Associations : Their Relations with Members in the Development of Mutual Capacities. / Ronit, Karsten.

I: European Review of International Studies, Bind 3, Nr. 1, 2016, s. 53-77.

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Ronit, K 2016, 'Global Employer and Business Associations: Their Relations with Members in the Development of Mutual Capacities', European Review of International Studies, bind 3, nr. 1, s. 53-77.

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Ronit, K. (2016). Global Employer and Business Associations: Their Relations with Members in the Development of Mutual Capacities. European Review of International Studies, 3(1), 53-77.

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Ronit K. Global Employer and Business Associations: Their Relations with Members in the Development of Mutual Capacities. European Review of International Studies. 2016;3(1):53-77.

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Ronit, Karsten. / Global Employer and Business Associations : Their Relations with Members in the Development of Mutual Capacities. I: European Review of International Studies. 2016 ; Bind 3, Nr. 1. s. 53-77.

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