Education and the middle class

Publisher: Open University Press in Buckingham, Philadelphia, PA

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  • Middle class -- Education -- Great Britain -- Longitudinal studies,
  • Educational surveys -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementSally Power ... [et al.].
GenreLongitudinal studies.
ContributionsPower, Sally.
LC ClassificationsLC4975.G7 E38 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3569856M
ISBN 100335205550, 0335205569
LC Control Number2002072512

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