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The knowledge is out there

The knowledge is out there

Ainley, Patrick (2009) The knowledge is out there. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30 (2). pp. 251-258. ISSN 0142-5692 (doi:

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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] Version of record first published: 17 Mar 2009. [2] ISSN 0142-5692 (Print), 1465-3346 (Online). [3] This is an electronic version of an article published in British Journal of Sociology of Education Vol. 30, No. 2, March 2009, 251–258. British Journal of Sociology of Education is available online at:
Uncontrolled Keywords: book review, education, society, knowledge
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Education
School of Education > Department of Education & Community Studies
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