Adult Education and the Working Class Education for the Missing Millions (Radical Forum on Adult Education) by Kevin Ward

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Published by Croom Helm, .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Adult Education,
  • Social history,
  • Great Britain,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Working class,
  • Adult & Continuing Education,
  • Education (Higher)

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsRichard Taylor (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7779648M
ISBN 100709924615
ISBN 109780709924616

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