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Methods and issues in social research

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementJames A. Black and Dean J. Champion.
    ContributionsChampion, Dean J., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61 .B476
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 445 p. :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5202204M
    ISBN 100471077054
    LC Control Number75026659


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Tim May is Professor and Director, Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK. He is author of Social Research and Reflexivity (), co-author of Situating Social Theory () and editor of the series Issues in Society (Open University Press).Reviews: 1.

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