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Research methods in public administration.

John McDonald Pfiffner

Research methods in public administration.

by John McDonald Pfiffner

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Published by The Ronald press company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science.,
  • Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPublic administration, Research methods in.
    SeriesPolitical science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1351 .P44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination447 p.
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6411274M
    LC Control Number40034486
    OCLC/WorldCa513352

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