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Building an active democracy a discussion paper on the role of community education in supporting active citizenship. by Community Learning Scotland.

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Published by Community Learning Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL15562731M
ISBN 100947919171

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