Decolonizing education, a view from Palestine: an interview with Munir Fasheh

  title={Decolonizing education, a view from Palestine: an interview with Munir Fasheh},
  author={Mayssoun Sukarieh},
  journal={International Studies in Sociology of Education},
  pages={186 - 199}
  • M. Sukarieh
  • Published 3 April 2019
  • Education
  • International Studies in Sociology of Education
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