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Knowledge into action: improving the Nation"s use of the social sciences

United States. National Science Foundation. National Science Board. Special Commission on the Social Sciences.

Knowledge into action: improving the Nation"s use of the social sciences

report of the Special Commission on the Social Sciences of the National Science Board.

by United States. National Science Foundation. National Science Board. Special Commission on the Social Sciences.

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Published by National Science Foundation; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington] .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social sciences -- United States -- History.,
    • Social sciences and state -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social policy.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH53.U5 A5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5738092M
      LC Control Number70603195

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