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Book title: Expertise versus Responsiveness in Children's Worlds: Politics in School, Home and Community Relationships.
Contributors: Maureen McClure - Editor, Jane Clark Lindle - Editor.
Publisher: Falmer Press.
Place of publication: Washington, DC.
Publication year: 1997.
Page number: 78.
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