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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
169 words

A hypothetical description of the pure characteristics of a phenomenon or object. Ideal types are strongly associated with the methodological

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
98 words

A key concept and strategy in the study of religions, introduced by M. Weber. Because of the complex and

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

A representation of a phenomenon in its abstract or pure form.

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