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Thus, to assert that corruption is the greatest impediment to the socio-political and economic development of Africa is a superfluous understatement… Gallart & Irene Vasilachis de Gialdino (Eds.), Métodos cualitativos II. What are the inclusion and exclusion criteria (eg, why only men and not women included as research participants)? However, he adds that in the natural sciences, “[G]eneralizations about how things work are often complex, true only of one particular kind of thing, and usually best stated in a simplified natural language” (1986: 21).

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