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Growing gaps : educational inequality around the world

Author: Paul Attewell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlining the world-wide race for educational advantage, this book takes a comparative approach. Covering almost every continent, this book provides an overarching examination of who is actually able to benefit from economic growth and who, because of the educational demands it brings about, it shuts out.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Attewell
ISBN: 9780199732180 0199732183 9780199732197 0199732191 9780199732173 0199732175
OCLC Number: 706009384
Description: x, 344 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: PREFACE; PART I: STUDYING GLOBAL DISCRIMINATION; PART II: CASE STUDIES
Responsibility: edited by Paul Attewell, Katherine S. Newman.

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