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On overcoming sexism in schooling

Sue Willis

On overcoming sexism in schooling

to marginalize or mainstream.

by Sue Willis

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Taken from Australian journal of education, vol.30, no.2, 1986, pp. 132-49.

SeriesAustralian journal of education -- v.30, no.2
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Open LibraryOL20720001M

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