Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences (BCSIA Studies in International Security) by George, Alexander L.

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Subjects:

  • Social research & statistics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • Research,
  • Political Science / General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Case studies,
  • Methodology,
  • Social sciences

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9572682M
ISBN 100262072572
ISBN 109780262072571

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