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Critical realism in geography. / Sayer, Richard Andrew.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences. ed. / James D. Wright. 2nd. ed. Oxford : Elsevier, 2015. p. 277-280.

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Sayer, RA 2015, Critical realism in geography. in JD Wright (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences. 2nd edn, Elsevier, Oxford , pp. 277-280. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.72010-1

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Sayer, R. A. (2015). Critical realism in geography. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences (2nd ed., pp. 277-280). Oxford : Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.72010-1

Vancouver

Sayer RA. Critical realism in geography. In Wright JD, editor, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences. 2nd ed. Oxford : Elsevier. 2015. p. 277-280 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.72010-1

Author

Sayer, Richard Andrew. / Critical realism in geography. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences. editor / James D. Wright. 2nd. ed. Oxford : Elsevier, 2015. pp. 277-280

Bibtex

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