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Teachers as researchers qualitative inquiry as a path to empowerment by Joe L. Kincheloe

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives,
  • Qualitative research,
  • Teachers,
  • EDUCATION / General,
  • Education,
  • EDUCATION / Special Education / General,
  • Research

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoe L Kincheloe
SeriesRutledge education classic edition series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1028.25.U6 K56 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25109603M
ISBN 109780415686563, 9780415686570, 9780203801550
LC Control Number2011044095

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