Critical race theory

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Critical race theory. / Gillborn, David; Ladson-Billings, Gloria.

SAGE Research Methods Foundations. ed. / Paul Atkinson; Sara Delamont; Melissa Hardy; Malcolm Williams . London : SAGE Publications, 2017.

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Harvard

Gillborn, D & Ladson-Billings, G 2017, Critical race theory. in P Atkinson, S Delamont, M Hardy & M Williams (eds), SAGE Research Methods Foundations. SAGE Publications, London. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526421036

APA

Gillborn, D., & Ladson-Billings, G. (Accepted/In press). Critical race theory. In P. Atkinson, S. Delamont, M. Hardy, & M. Williams (Eds.), SAGE Research Methods Foundations SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526421036

Vancouver

Gillborn D, Ladson-Billings G. Critical race theory. In Atkinson P, Delamont S, Hardy M, Williams M, editors, SAGE Research Methods Foundations. London: SAGE Publications. 2017 https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526421036

Author

Gillborn, David ; Ladson-Billings, Gloria. / Critical race theory. SAGE Research Methods Foundations. editor / Paul Atkinson ; Sara Delamont ; Melissa Hardy ; Malcolm Williams . London : SAGE Publications, 2017.

Bibtex

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