Towards a critical alternative to internationalism and monoculturalism in mathematics education

by Brown, Andrew

Publisher: Centre for Multicultural Education, University of London Institute of Education

Written in English
Published: Pages: 42 Downloads: 774
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Subjects:

  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Great Britain.,
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

StatementAndrew Brown & Paul Dowling.
SeriesWorking paper (University of London. Centre for Multicultural Education) -- no.10.
ContributionsDowling, Paul., University of London. Centre for Multicultural Education.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA14.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination42p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19533280M
ISBN 100854733191

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