The practice of jurisdictionalizing: How engineers use documents to shape and maintain professional authority

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The practice of jurisdictionalizing : How engineers use documents to shape and maintain professional authority. / Meilvang, Marie Leth.

I: The Sociological Review, 05.01.2020.

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Meilvang, ML 2020, 'The practice of jurisdictionalizing: How engineers use documents to shape and maintain professional authority', The Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026119858817

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Meilvang, M. L. (2020). The practice of jurisdictionalizing: How engineers use documents to shape and maintain professional authority. The Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026119858817

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Meilvang ML. The practice of jurisdictionalizing: How engineers use documents to shape and maintain professional authority. The Sociological Review. 2020 jan 5. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026119858817

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Meilvang, Marie Leth. / The practice of jurisdictionalizing : How engineers use documents to shape and maintain professional authority. I: The Sociological Review. 2020.

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