Public Administration: Writing Literature Review

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Literature Review

Research literature can be defined as written reports from research studies. There are many types of research literature, with published research articles representing the most common source for research literature. Other sources include dissertations, books, and internet websites. Read more

The concept of a literature review is very much a plural rather than a singular one as there are many literatures a researcher must examine to produce a coherent literature review. For example, by doing qualitative research, the researcher is joining an ongoing debate in some shape or form. The originality of an idea, an approach, or a theoretical reinterpretation. Read more

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Rui Wang
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Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Psychology, Neuroscience, Political Science, Public Administration, Military Science, and Official Representative of Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

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