Relevance in sociological research

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Statementedited by S.L. Doshi.
ContributionsDoshi, S. L.
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LC ClassificationsHM48 .R46 1991
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Paginationxvii, 210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
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Open LibraryOL1685747M
ISBN 108170331358
LC Control Number91907520
OCLC/WorldCa26094394

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