Doing qualitative research designs, methods, and techniques by Roberta Garner

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Published by Pearson in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Qualitative research

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementRoberta Garner, Gregory M. Scott
ContributionsScott, Gregory M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsH62 .G256 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25054841M
ISBN 100205695930
ISBN 109780205695935
LC Control Number2011040749

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