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Observational Designs I

by: Alyssa Hendrixson

Observational Designs I CJ 280

Alyssa Hendrixson
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Research Methods
Matthew Dolliver

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Research Methods
Matthew Dolliver
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This 2 page One Day of Notes was uploaded by Alyssa Hendrixson on Tuesday January 13, 2015. The One Day of Notes belongs to CJ 280 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Matthew Dolliver in Winter2014. Since its upload, it has received 82 views. For similar materials see Research Methods in Criminal Justice at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.

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