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On the scientific study of politics

Partha Chatterjee

On the scientific study of politics

a review of the positivist method

by Partha Chatterjee

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Published by Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPartha Chatterjee.
    SeriesOccasional paper - Centre for Studies in Social Sciences ; no. 15, Occasional paper (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences) ;, no. 15.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA73 .C52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4385461M
    LC Control Number78903522

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