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Governance of Education How Neo-liberalism Is Transforming Policy and Practice (Continuum Studies in Education) by Suzy Harris

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • Organization & management of education,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Administration - General,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Education and state,
  • Neoliberalism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11454901M
ISBN 100826490859
ISBN 109780826490858

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