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Between Politics and Science Assuring the Integrity and Productivity of Reseach by David H. Guston

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Science: General Issues,
  • Political Science,
  • Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Science : History & Theory - General,
  • Science / History,
  • Science : Research & Methodology,
  • Science and state--United States,
  • General,
  • Development - Economic Development

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9702304M
ISBN 100521030803
ISBN 109780521030809

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