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The past in the present: historicising contemporary debates about gender and education

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The past in the present : historicising contemporary debates about gender and education. / Tinkler, Penny; Jackson, Carolyn.

In: Gender and Education, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2014, p. 70-86.

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Tinkler, Penny ; Jackson, Carolyn. / The past in the present : historicising contemporary debates about gender and education. In: Gender and Education. 2014 ; Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 70-86.

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