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Interrogating innovation: silence, citizenship, and the figure of the hacker

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Interrogating innovation : silence, citizenship, and the figure of the hacker. / Davies, Sarah R.

I: Cultural Politics, Bind 14, Nr. 3, 2018, s. 354-371.

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Davies, SR 2018, 'Interrogating innovation: silence, citizenship, and the figure of the hacker', Cultural Politics, bind 14, nr. 3, s. 354-371. https://doi.org/10.1215/17432197-7093366

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Davies, S. R. (2018). Interrogating innovation: silence, citizenship, and the figure of the hacker. Cultural Politics, 14(3), 354-371. https://doi.org/10.1215/17432197-7093366

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Davies SR. Interrogating innovation: silence, citizenship, and the figure of the hacker. Cultural Politics. 2018;14(3):354-371. https://doi.org/10.1215/17432197-7093366

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Davies, Sarah R. / Interrogating innovation : silence, citizenship, and the figure of the hacker. I: Cultural Politics. 2018 ; Bind 14, Nr. 3. s. 354-371.

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