Basic Concepts: The Methodology of the Social Sciences
by Johann Mouton, H.C. Marais
Publisher: HSRC Press 1990
Number of pages: 287
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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