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Social science research for population policy

International Review Group of Social Science Research on Population and Development.

Social science research for population policy

directions for the 1980"s : final report.

by International Review Group of Social Science Research on Population and Development.

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Published by IRG in Mexico City .
Written in English


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  Journals & Articles. Social science and public policy research encompasses of variety of information resources. Although academic, scholarly or peer reviewed articles and publications are considered the most appropriate sources for university level research and writing assignments, you might also have need of general magazine and news : Lonya Humphrey. Social science covers a broad range of disciplines. Demography and social statistics, methods and computing. Demography is the study of populations and population changes and trends, using resources such as statistics of births, deaths and disease.; Social statistics, methods and computing involves the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative social science data. The Research Methods Online database contains links to more than , pages of SAGE publisher's book, journal, and reference content on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research methodologies. Also included is a collection of case studies of social research projects that can be used to help you better understand abstract or complex Cited by: 4.


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