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Basic Concepts: The Methodology of the Social Sciences

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Basic Concepts: The Methodology of the Social Sciences
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Publisher: HSRC Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0796906483
ISBN-13: 9780796906489
Number of pages: 287

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Since its publication in 1988, this has been one of the leading methodology textbooks in South African tertiary education. It provides an introduction to the fundamental concept of social science research, and complements books on specific research methods and techniques.

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