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Interest group framing in Denmark and the UK: Membership representation or public appeal?

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Interest group framing in Denmark and the UK : Membership representation or public appeal? / Binderkrantz, Anne Skorkjær.

In: Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 27, No. 4, 04.2020, p. 569-589.

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Binderkrantz, Anne Skorkjær. / Interest group framing in Denmark and the UK : Membership representation or public appeal?. In: Journal of European Public Policy. 2020 ; Vol. 27, No. 4. pp. 569-589.

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