Unions and learning in a global economy international and comparative perspectives

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Published by Thompson Educational Pub. in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Labor unions and education.,
  • Syndicats et éducation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBruce Spencer, editor.
ContributionsSpencer, Bruce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6483 .U55 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3353560M
ISBN 101550771280
LC Control Number2004380440
OCLC/WorldCa48892298

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