A practical guide to behavioral research : tools and techniques / Robert Sommer, Barbara Sommer.

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Main Author: Sommer, Robert, 1974-
Other Authors: Sommer, Barbara Baker, 1938-
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition:Fifth edition.
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Physical Description:xix, 380 pages ; 25 cm
Format: Book

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