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Some argue that the failure to uncover social laws stems from the complexity of human behavior and the social world. Articles published in International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) by IJMESS Int'l Publishers are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. New York: John Wiley.

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