Professional encounters with the post-WWII immigrant: a privileged prism for studying the shaping of European welfare nation-states

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Professional encounters with the post-WWII immigrant : a privileged prism for studying the shaping of European welfare nation-states. / Padovan-Özdemir, Marta; Ydesen, Christian.

In: Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, Vol. 52, No. 5, 2016, p. 423-437.

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Padovan-Özdemir, M & Ydesen, C 2016, 'Professional encounters with the post-WWII immigrant: a privileged prism for studying the shaping of European welfare nation-states', Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 423-437. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2016.1211156

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Padovan-Özdemir, M., & Ydesen, C. (2016). Professional encounters with the post-WWII immigrant: a privileged prism for studying the shaping of European welfare nation-states. Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 52(5), 423-437. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2016.1211156

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Padovan-Özdemir M, Ydesen C. Professional encounters with the post-WWII immigrant: a privileged prism for studying the shaping of European welfare nation-states. Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. 2016;52(5):423-437. https://doi.org/10.1080/00309230.2016.1211156

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Padovan-Özdemir, Marta ; Ydesen, Christian. / Professional encounters with the post-WWII immigrant : a privileged prism for studying the shaping of European welfare nation-states. In: Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. 2016 ; Vol. 52, No. 5. pp. 423-437.

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