Social disadvantage and educational opportunity by R. Keith Kelsall

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in London, New York .

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Statement[by] R. K. Kelsall, Helen M. Kelsall.
SeriesTechnology and the humanities series
ContributionsKelsall, Helen M., joint author.
LC ClassificationsLC203 .K44
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
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Open LibraryOL5231827M
ISBN 100039101223
LC Control Number75301975

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Education is a contested topic, and not just politically. For years scholars have approached it from two different points of view: one empirical, focused on explanations for student and school success and failure, and the other philosophical, focused on education’s value and purpose within the larger society.

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