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Lars Johannsen

Tell-tale tit: retaliation on whistleblowers in public administration

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Tell-tale tit: retaliation on whistleblowers in public administration. / Johannsen, Lars; Pedersen, Karin Hilmer.

I: Crime, Law and Social Change, Bind 73, Nr. 4, 2020, s. 457-473.

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Johannsen, Lars ; Pedersen, Karin Hilmer. / Tell-tale tit: retaliation on whistleblowers in public administration. I: Crime, Law and Social Change. 2020 ; Bind 73, Nr. 4. s. 457-473.

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