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Gender and technology education

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Gender and technology education. / Niiranen, Sonja.

Handbook of Technology Education. Springer, 2018. s. 875-888.

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Niiranen, S 2018, Gender and technology education. julkaisussa Handbook of Technology Education. Springer, Sivut 875-888.

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Niiranen, S. (2018). Gender and technology education. teoksessa Handbook of Technology Education (Sivut 875-888). Springer.

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Niiranen S. Gender and technology education. julkaisussa Handbook of Technology Education. Springer. 2018. s. 875-888

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Niiranen, Sonja. / Gender and technology education. Handbook of Technology Education. Springer, 2018. Sivut 875-888

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