Accumulation through derealization: how corporate violence remains unchecked

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Accumulation through derealization : how corporate violence remains unchecked. / Varman, Rohit; Al-Amoudi, Ismael.

In: Human Relations, Vol. 69, No. 10, 01.10.2016, p. 1909-1935.

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Varman, Rohit ; Al-Amoudi, Ismael. / Accumulation through derealization : how corporate violence remains unchecked. In: Human Relations. 2016 ; Vol. 69, No. 10. pp. 1909-1935.

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