Role of parents in children"s academic achievement
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Role of parents in children"s academic achievement a specific sociocultural context by Sivanes Phillipson

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Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Pub. in Köln, Germany .
Written in English


  • Academic achievement,
  • Education,
  • Parent participation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-255).

Other titlesParents and children"s achievement
StatementSivanes Phillipson
LC ClassificationsLB1048.5 .P55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25031054M
ISBN 103838301498
ISBN 109783838301495
LC Control Number2010395524

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