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Educational reform a Deweyan perspective by Douglas J. Simpson

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Dewey, John, 1859-1952.,
  • Education -- Philosophy.,
  • Educational change.,
  • School management and organization.,
  • Education -- Social aspects.,
  • Teachers -- Training of.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-337) and index.

StatementDouglas J. Simpson and Michael J.B. Jackson.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, v. 1050., Critical education practice ;, v. 10, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 1050., Garland reference library of social science., v. 10.
ContributionsJackson, Michael J. B. 1943-
LC ClassificationsLB875.D5 S55 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1006697M
ISBN 100815320892, 0815323239
LC Control Number96046530

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