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Mariyamma and the logic of realist explanation in sociology

Djurfeldt, Göran LU (2000) p.199-212
Abstract
Realism as a theory of science, in the view of the author of this paper, provides elegant solutions to several puzzles and dilemmas, not only in philosophy, but also to some of the most fundamental theorerical and methodological problems in social science. This paper introduces scien­tific realism, and presents one way of applying it to social science.
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Methodology in social research: dilemmas and perspective: : Essays in honour of Ramkrishna Mukherjee - Essays in honour of Ramkrishna Mukherjee
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Mukherji, Partha Nath
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199 - 212
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Sage Publications India
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9780761994404
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English
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