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Educating the (neoliberal) citizen : reflections from India. / Kumar, Arun.

In: Development in Practice, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2012, p. 361-372.

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Kumar, A 2012, 'Educating the (neoliberal) citizen: reflections from India', Development in Practice, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 361-372. https://doi.org/10.1080/09614524.2012.664628

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Kumar, Arun. / Educating the (neoliberal) citizen : reflections from India. In: Development in Practice. 2012 ; Vol. 22, No. 3. pp. 361-372.

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