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A proper derivation of the Boltzmann equation from non-equilibrium quantum field theory (which will give the factors $1\pm f$ in the weak coupling, quasi-particle dominated, limit) is a difficult problem. The standard reference is Kadanoff and Baym, Quantum Statistical Mechanics. The standard approach in introductory text books (and indeed, historically, ...

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