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How to build social science theories

Pamela J Shoemaker

How to build social science theories

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Published by Sage in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-210) and index

    StatementPamela J. Shoemaker, James William Tankard, Jr., Dominic L. Lasorsa
    ContributionsTankard, James W, Lasorsa, Dominic L
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM585 .S52 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 222 p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17109536M
    ISBN 100761926666, 0761926674
    LC Control Number2003016653


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