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Nordic Party Membership Trends

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Nordic Party Membership Trends. / Bolin, Niklas; Kosiara-Pedersen, Karina; Kristinsson , Gunnar Helgi.

Nordic Party Members: Linkages in Troubled Times. red. / Marie Demker; Knut Heidar; Karina Kosiara-Pedersen. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2019. s. 29-50.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningfagfællebedømt

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Bolin, N, Kosiara-Pedersen, K & Kristinsson , GH 2019, Nordic Party Membership Trends. i M Demker, K Heidar & K Kosiara-Pedersen (red), Nordic Party Members: Linkages in Troubled Times. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, s. 29-50.

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Bolin, N., Kosiara-Pedersen, K., & Kristinsson , G. H. (2019). Nordic Party Membership Trends. I M. Demker, K. Heidar, & K. Kosiara-Pedersen (red.), Nordic Party Members: Linkages in Troubled Times (s. 29-50). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Vancouver

Bolin N, Kosiara-Pedersen K, Kristinsson GH. Nordic Party Membership Trends. I Demker M, Heidar K, Kosiara-Pedersen K, red., Nordic Party Members: Linkages in Troubled Times. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2019. s. 29-50

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Bolin, Niklas ; Kosiara-Pedersen, Karina ; Kristinsson , Gunnar Helgi. / Nordic Party Membership Trends. Nordic Party Members: Linkages in Troubled Times. red. / Marie Demker ; Knut Heidar ; Karina Kosiara-Pedersen. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2019. s. 29-50

Bibtex

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