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Published by Open University Press in Buckingham [England], Philadelphia .
Written in English


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  • Education and state -- Research -- Great Britain -- Methodology.,
  • Action research in education -- Great Britain.,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [132]-139) and indexes.

StatementJenny Ozga.
SeriesDoing qualitative research in educational settings
LC ClassificationsLB1028.25.G7 O93 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18281524M
ISBN 100335202969, 0335202950
LC Control Number99024211

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