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  • Key Issues in Education and Social Justice

    by Emma Smith ...
    series Education Studies: Key Issues
    ′This excellent book considers the extent to which policy and practice, particularly in the UK, have led to a more equitable education system and ultimately to a fairer society. The ideas and arguments are extremely accessible, wide-ranging and well-informed. A welcome addition to the reading list and one that I can highly recommend′ - Jane Bates, Programme Leader fo Education Studies, Manchester ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Key Issues in Education and Social Justice

    by Emma Smith ...
    series Education Studies: Key Issues
    ′This excellent book considers the extent to which policy and practice, particularly in the UK, have led to a more equitable education system and ultimately to a fairer society. The ideas and arguments are extremely accessible, wide-ranging and well-informed. A welcome addition to the reading list and one that I can highly recommend′ - Jane Bates, Programme Leader fo Education Studies, Manchester ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

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    by Kay Wood ...
    series The Basics
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    Conversations for Transformational Change

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    series Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century
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  • Ageing

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