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From Marginal to Mainstream? Analysing Translations between the Collaborative Housing Niche and the Established Housing Sector in Finland

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From Marginal to Mainstream? Analysing Translations between the Collaborative Housing Niche and the Established Housing Sector in Finland. / Helamaa, Anna.

In: BUILT ENVIRONMENT, Vol. 45, No. 3, 09.2019, p. 364-381.

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