Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness

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Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness. / Schuelka, Matthew; Maxwell, Tom.

Singapore : Springer, 2016. 264 p. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region).

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Harvard

Schuelka, M & Maxwell, T 2016, Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness. Education in the Asia-Pacific Region, Springer, Singapore.

APA

Schuelka, M., & Maxwell, T. (2016). Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region). Springer.

Vancouver

Schuelka M, Maxwell T. Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness. Singapore: Springer, 2016. 264 p. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region).

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Schuelka, Matthew ; Maxwell, Tom. / Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness. Singapore : Springer, 2016. 264 p. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region).

Bibtex

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