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Conducting social research

Lin, Nan.

Conducting social research

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological research.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNan Lin, Ronald S. Burt, John C. Vaughn.
    ContributionsBurt, Ronald S., Vaughn, John C.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21083046M


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