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Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches 3ed

by Keith F Punch
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This 3rd edition provides an accessible yet comprehensive and detailed framework for understanding social research. The clear layout with chapter objectives and summary questions offers a robust and practical learning structure for students which guides them through both theoretical and methodological approaches to contemporary research.  No research methods course should be without it!!
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