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Basic research methods

Gerard Guthrie

Basic research methods

an entry to social science research

by Gerard Guthrie

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Published by SAGE Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGerard Guthrie
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LC ClassificationsH62 .G847 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24493673M
ISBN 109788132104575
LC Control Number2010011342
OCLC/WorldCa580120054


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