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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia, Qld .
Written in English


  • Education -- Economic aspects -- Australia

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by P. R. Chippendale and Paula V. Wilkes.
ContributionsChippendale, Peter Richard, 1931-, Wilkes, Paula Veronica, 1940-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23747975M

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