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Inequality in education

Inequality in education

comparative and international perspectives

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Published by Comparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong, Springer in Hong Kong, [Dordrecht] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational equalization -- Case studies,
  • Educational equalization -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Educational equalization -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Donald B. Holsinger, W. James Jacob.
    GenreCase studies, Cross-cultural studies
    SeriesCERC studies in comparative education -- 24
    ContributionsHolsinger, Donald B., Jacob, W. James., Comparative Education Research Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC213 .I54 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 584 p. :
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23742553M
    ISBN 109048126517
    ISBN 109789048126514
    LC Control Number2009926286


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