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Education policy and social class the selected works of Stephen Ball by Stephen J. Ball

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Published by RoutledgeFalmer in London, New York, NY .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Education and state -- Great Britain,
  • Educational sociology -- Great Britain,
  • Educational equalization -- Great Britain,
  • Social classes -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementStephen Ball.
LC ClassificationsLC93.G7 B33 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3395528M
ISBN 100415363977, 0415363985
LC Control Number2005007302

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