International Refugee Law Between Scholarship and Practice

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International Refugee Law Between Scholarship and Practice. / Gammeltoft-Hansen, Thomas; Byrne, Rosemary.

iCourts Working Paper Series, 2020.

Publikation: Working paperForskningfagfællebedømt

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Gammeltoft-Hansen, T & Byrne, R 2020 'International Refugee Law Between Scholarship and Practice' iCourts Working Paper Series.

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Gammeltoft-Hansen, T., & Byrne, R. (2020). International Refugee Law Between Scholarship and Practice. iCourts Working Paper Series.

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Gammeltoft-Hansen T, Byrne R. International Refugee Law Between Scholarship and Practice. iCourts Working Paper Series. 2020.

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Gammeltoft-Hansen, Thomas ; Byrne, Rosemary. / International Refugee Law Between Scholarship and Practice. iCourts Working Paper Series, 2020.

Bibtex

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