Engaging with and measuring informality in the proposed Urban Sustainable Development Goal. / Arfvidsson, Helen; Simon, David; Oloko, Michael; Moodley, Nishendra.

In: African Geographical Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 16.03.2016, p. 1-15 .

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Engaging with and measuring informality in the proposed Urban Sustainable Development Goal. / Arfvidsson, Helen; Simon, David; Oloko, Michael; Moodley, Nishendra.

In: African Geographical Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 16.03.2016, p. 1-15 .

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Arfvidsson, H, Simon, D, Oloko, M & Moodley, N 2016, 'Engaging with and measuring informality in the proposed Urban Sustainable Development Goal' African Geographical Review, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 1-15 . https://doi.org/10.1080/19376812.2015.1130636

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Arfvidsson, Helen ; Simon, David ; Oloko, Michael ; Moodley, Nishendra. / Engaging with and measuring informality in the proposed Urban Sustainable Development Goal. In: African Geographical Review. 2016 ; Vol. 36, No. 1. pp. 1-15 .

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