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The West Indian experience in British schools

multi-racial education and social disadvantage in London

by Raymond H. Giles

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Education -- England -- London.,
    • West Indians -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRaymond H. Giles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC3736.G6 G5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p. ;
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4613808M
      ISBN 100435803387
      LC Control Number77377739
      OCLC/WorldCa3750451

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Challenges and Responses. By Viv Edwards. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 29 September Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Book Description. First published in The performance of West Indian children in British schools has been the subject of enquiries by both a parliamentary select committee and the Department of Education.

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