Creative labour in Shanghai: Questions on politics, composition and ambivalence. / Kanngieser, Anja.

In: Subjectivity, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2012, p. 54–74.

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In: Subjectivity, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2012, p. 54–74.

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