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Literature Review 

A systematic search of the academic knowledge on a given topic. It is used to position a research topic within the existing body of knowledge.

(Brians, Craig Leonard, Lars B. Willnat, Jarol B. Manheim and Richard C. Rich. 2008. Empirical Political Analysis: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, 7th ed. New York: Pearson.) 


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