Qualitative research in counseling psychology: A primer on research paradigms and philosophy of science

@article{Ponterotto2005QualitativeRI,
  title={Qualitative research in counseling psychology: A primer on research paradigms and philosophy of science},
  author={Joseph G Ponterotto},
  journal={Journal of Counseling Psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={52},
  pages={126-136}
}
  • J. Ponterotto
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Counseling Psychology
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