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Published by Bergin & Garvey in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Critical pedagogy.,
  • Poststructuralism.,
  • Politics and education.,
  • Philosophy, French -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-206) and index.

StatementMichael Peters.
SeriesCritical studies in education and culture series,, Critical studies in education and culture series.
LC ClassificationsLC196 .P48 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL800588M
ISBN 100897894189, 0897894200
LC Control Number95036905

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