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Doing social research

Peter Langley

Doing social research

a guide to coursework

by Peter Langley

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Published by Causeway in Ormskirk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Methodology.

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    StatementPeter Langley ; cartoons by Allan Cubitt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13931612M


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