Principles of scientific sociology by Walter L. Wallace

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StatementWalter L. Wallace.
LC ClassificationsHM585 .W353 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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ISBN 109780202363332
LC Control Number2009041277

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Wallace is Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Princeton University. He is also the author of Sociological Theory: An Introduction, and Principles of Scientific Sociology, available from AldineTransaction.

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