What Do Anthropologists Have to Say About Dropouts? The First Centennial Conference on Children at Risk by Henry T. Trueba

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  • United States,
  • Educational anthropology,
  • Congresses,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Sociology,
  • Administration - General,
  • Anthropology,
  • Teaching of ethnic minorities,
  • USA,
  • Dropouts

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ContributionsLouise Spindler (Editor)
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Number of Pages155
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ISBN 101850006210
ISBN 109781850006213

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