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Published: 27 April 2006

208 Pages | 6 tables, 19 figures


ISBN: 9780199288533

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The Production of Knowledge

The Challenge of Social Science Research

William H. Starbuck

  • Provocative call for us to reassess the task of social science research in the form of a quasi-autobiographical account of a life spent engaged in research
  • Thorough critique of the current practices of social science scholarship
  • Proposes reforms to the methodology and practice of research
  • An informative and entertaining consideration of the 'big picture' in social science

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