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Thinking through the puppet, inside and outside immigration detention. / Smith, Matt.

In: Applied Theatre Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, 01.06.2016, p. 147-159.

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Smith, Matt. / Thinking through the puppet, inside and outside immigration detention. In: Applied Theatre Research. 2016 ; Vol. 4, No. 2. pp. 147-159.

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