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Introduction to the philosophy of social research

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Published by University College London Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology,
  • Social sciences -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-217) and index.

    StatementMalcolm Williams & Tim May.
    SeriesSocial research today, Social research today (Routledge (Firm))
    ContributionsMay, Tim, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61 .W5573 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL558145M
    ISBN 101857283112, 1857283120
    LC Control Number96141182
    OCLC/WorldCa34661402


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