Empowerment through language and education cases and case studies from North America, Europe, Africa and Japan

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementAlbert Weideman, Birgit Smieja, eds.
GenreCase studies.
SeriesDuisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft -- Bd. 65 = -- Duisburg papers on research in language and culture, Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft -- Bd. 65.
ContributionsWeideman, Albert, 1948-, Smieja, Birgit, 1962-
LC ClassificationsP40.8 .E476 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22733624M
ISBN 100820498823, 363155088X

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