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Investigating design : A comparison of manifest and latent approaches. / Cash, Philip; Snider, Chris.

In: Design Studies, Vol. 35, No. 5, 09.2014, p. 441-472.

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Cash, Philip ; Snider, Chris. / Investigating design : A comparison of manifest and latent approaches. In: Design Studies. 2014 ; Vol. 35, No. 5. pp. 441-472.

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