Teachers and teacher education: A call for a renewed sociological research agenda

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Teachers and teacher education: A call for a renewed sociological research agenda. / Reimer, David.

In: International Studies in Sociology of Education, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2019, p. 90-109.

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Reimer, David. / Teachers and teacher education: A call for a renewed sociological research agenda. In: International Studies in Sociology of Education. 2019 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 90-109.

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