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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English


  • Social research & statistics,
  • Social Science,
  • Social Sciences Research,
  • Sociology,
  • Research,
  • Social Science / Research,
  • Case method,
  • Case studies,
  • Methodology,
  • Social sciences

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRoger Gomm (Editor), Martyn Hammersley (Editor), Peter Foster (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8030460M
ISBN 100761964134
ISBN 109780761964131

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