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Learning networks in adult education

non-formal education on a housing-estate

by Paul Fordham

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Adult education -- Great Britain.,
    • Non-formal education -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Fordham, Geoff Poulton, Lawrence Randle.
      SeriesRoutledge education books
      ContributionsPoulton, G. A., joint author., Randle, Lawrence, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5256.G7 F67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4739825M
      ISBN 100710001126, 0710089686
      LC Control Number78040915

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