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L'uniformisation à l'échelle internationale ou la pérennité des pratiques nationales? le remodelage du système des relations industrielles au Mozambique. / Webster, Edward; Wood, Geoffrey; Brookes, Michael.

In: Relations Industrielles, Vol. 61, No. 2, 28.11.2006, p. 247-270.

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