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Teacher politics

Maurice R. Berube

Teacher politics

the influence of unions

by Maurice R. Berube

  • 337 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National Education Association of the United States,
    • American Federation of Teachers,
    • Teachers" unions -- United States,
    • Teachers -- United States -- Political activity

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaurice R. Berube.
      SeriesContributions to the study of education,, no. 26
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2844.53.U6 B47 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2399495M
      ISBN 100313256853
      LC Control Number87029546


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