The closer you look, the less you see : knowledge cumulation in IR. / Sjoberg, Laura.

Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know?. ed. / Patrick James; Annette Freyberg-Inan; Ewan Harrison. 1st. ed. London : Routledge, 2016. p. 156-172.

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The closer you look, the less you see : knowledge cumulation in IR. / Sjoberg, Laura.

Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know?. ed. / Patrick James; Annette Freyberg-Inan; Ewan Harrison. 1st. ed. London : Routledge, 2016. p. 156-172.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

Harvard

Sjoberg, L 2016, The closer you look, the less you see: knowledge cumulation in IR. in P James, A Freyberg-Inan & E Harrison (eds), Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know?. 1st edn, Routledge, London, pp. 156-172. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315561462

APA

Sjoberg, L. (2016). The closer you look, the less you see: knowledge cumulation in IR. In P. James, A. Freyberg-Inan, & E. Harrison (Eds.), Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know? (1st ed., pp. 156-172). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315561462

Vancouver

Sjoberg L. The closer you look, the less you see: knowledge cumulation in IR. In James P, Freyberg-Inan A, Harrison E, editors, Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know?. 1st ed. London: Routledge. 2016. p. 156-172 https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315561462

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Sjoberg, Laura. / The closer you look, the less you see : knowledge cumulation in IR. Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know?. editor / Patrick James ; Annette Freyberg-Inan ; Ewan Harrison. 1st. ed. London : Routledge, 2016. pp. 156-172

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