Research policies for the social and behavioral sciences


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Statementprepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, transmitted to the Task Force on Science Policy, Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session.
SeriesScience policy study., no. 6
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Task Force on Science Policy.
LC ClassificationsH62.5.U5 R47 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
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Open LibraryOL2345899M
LC Control Number86603381

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