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Applied social research methods (3rd ed) thousand oaks doing a literature review: releasing the social science research imagination sage study skills. In a review of the literature, you do not merely summarize the research findings that others have reported you must also evaluate and comment on each study's worth. In the previous exercises you learned to search for research articles and summarize their findings in an abstract and an annotated bibliography you should now have 5.
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