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Trapped in Poverty?: A Study of Transient and Persisting Factors for Muslim Disadvantages in the UK. / Li, Yaojun; Heath, Anthony; Woerner - Powell, Tom.

In: Comparative Islamic Studies , Vol. 11, No. 2, 18.09.2018, p. 205-233.

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Li, Yaojun ; Heath, Anthony ; Woerner - Powell, Tom. / Trapped in Poverty?: A Study of Transient and Persisting Factors for Muslim Disadvantages in the UK. In: Comparative Islamic Studies . 2018 ; Vol. 11, No. 2. pp. 205-233.

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