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Fear in Education. / Jackson, C.

In: Educational Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2010, p. 39-52.

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Jackson, C 2010, 'Fear in Education', Educational Review, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 39-52. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131910903469544

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