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Tower of Babel : on the definition and analysis of concepts in the social sciences

Giovanni Sartori

Tower of Babel : on the definition and analysis of concepts in the social sciences

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Published by International Studies Association, University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Research.,
  • Social sciences -- Terminology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Giovanni Sartori, Fred W. Riggs, Henry Teune.
    SeriesOccasional paper - International Studies Association ; no. 6
    ContributionsRiggs, Fred Warren., Teune, Henry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 107 p. :
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22145383M

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