Signs of Plurilingualism. Current Plurilingual Countermoves in Danish Higher Education

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Signs of Plurilingualism. Current Plurilingual Countermoves in Danish Higher Education. / Daryai-Hansen, Petra; Kirilova, Marta.

I: International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education, Bind 4, Nr. 2, 4, 06.2019, s. 43—58.

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Daryai-Hansen, P & Kirilova, M 2019, 'Signs of Plurilingualism. Current Plurilingual Countermoves in Danish Higher Education', International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education, bind 4, nr. 2, 4, s. 43—58. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJBIDE.2019070104

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Daryai-Hansen, P., & Kirilova, M. (2019). Signs of Plurilingualism. Current Plurilingual Countermoves in Danish Higher Education. International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education, 4(2), 43—58. [4]. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJBIDE.2019070104

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Daryai-Hansen P, Kirilova M. Signs of Plurilingualism. Current Plurilingual Countermoves in Danish Higher Education. International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education. 2019 jun;4(2):43—58. 4. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJBIDE.2019070104

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Daryai-Hansen, Petra ; Kirilova, Marta. / Signs of Plurilingualism. Current Plurilingual Countermoves in Danish Higher Education. I: International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education. 2019 ; Bind 4, Nr. 2. s. 43—58.

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