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Introduction to action research

social research for social change

by Davydd J. Greenwood

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Action research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-262) and indexes.

    StatementDavydd J. Greenwood, Morten Levin.
    ContributionsLevin, Morten.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM48 .G74 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL365222M
    ISBN 10076191675X, 0761916768
    LC Control Number98025539


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