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The Ethno-Religious Wage Gap within the British Salariat Class: How Severe is the Penalty?

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The Ethno-Religious Wage Gap within the British Salariat Class : How Severe is the Penalty? / Khattab, Nabil.

In: Sociology, Vol. 50, No. 4, 01.08.2016, p. 813-824.

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Khattab, Nabil. / The Ethno-Religious Wage Gap within the British Salariat Class : How Severe is the Penalty?. In: Sociology. 2016 ; Vol. 50, No. 4. pp. 813-824.

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