Pedagogical assemblages: rearranging children's traffic education

  title={Pedagogical assemblages: rearranging children's traffic education},
  author={Kim Frederik Kullman},
  journal={Social \& Cultural Geography},
  pages={255 - 275}
  • K. Kullman
  • Published 3 April 2015
  • Art
  • Social & Cultural Geography
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