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    Quantitative and Qualitative Inquiry in Educational Research:   Is There A Paradigmatic Difference Between Them? By Katrin Niglas Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Lahti, Finland 22-25 September 1999 Contact: katrin@tpu.ee Tallinn Pedagogical University Dept....
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  • Intor Socio
    Introduction to Sociology/Introduction Sociology is the study of human social life. Sociology has many sub-sections of study, ranging from the analysis of conversations to the development of theories to try to understand how the entire world works. This chapter will introduce you to sociology and explain...
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  • Political Science
    CHAPTER 2 The Study of Politics: Logic, Approaches and Methods Nkwachukwu Orji Introduction The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the methodological issues relating to the study of politics. The chapter will examine the logic, approaches and methods that underpin the study of politics...
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  • Faminist Theory
    Abstract: The article describes an approach of systematic, rule guided qualitative text analysis, which tries to preserve some methodological strengths of quantitative content analysis and widen them to a concept of qualitative procedure. First the development of content analysis is delineated and...
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  • Social Research
    AISHA GITTENS-HIPPOLYTE Taking Two Of The Theoretical Approaches To Social Research Discussed In The Module, Demonstrate The Connections Between Their Ontological, Epistemological And Methodological Assumptions. Which Method Or Methods Would Proponents Of Each Theory Favour As A Result Of Their...
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  • Rethinking Project Management
    Street West, Manchester M15 6PB, UK Abstract This paper puts forth the somewhat controversial position that what is needed to improve project management in practice is not more research on what should be done or the frequency and/or use of traditional project management practices. We argue that while...
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  • Secondary Data
    one person asking questions of someone else. (Jacob 1984: 43) This chapter introduces the field of secondary data analysis. It begins by considering what it is that we mean by secondary data analysis, before describing the type of data that might lend itself to secondary analysis and the ways in which...
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  • Qualitative Research
    , Chennai, India Printed in Great Britain by Bell & Bain Ltd, Glasgow Contents Notes on Editors and Contributors Preface PART 1 INTRODUCTION 1 What is Qualitative Research? An Introduction to the Field Uwe Flick, Ernst von Kardorff and Ines Steinke ix xii 1 3 PART 2 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN ACTION:...
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  • Seminar
    and progress in theology [Studies No. 5] Frost, M; Vale, P & Weiner, D (eds). 1989. International relations: A debate on methodology Nel, P. 1989. Approaches to Soviet politics Mouton, J & Joubert, D (eds). 1990. Knowledge and method in the human sciences Free download from www.hsrcpress.ac.za 11...
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  • irfan
    positivism in international relations than in other areas of political science and that there was both more opposition to positivism and more methodological and epistemological openness in international relations than in political science generally. The article outlines the current state of the field...
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  • Behavioural Science and its Contribution to organizationalm behavior
    accomplish legitimate, objective conclusions through rigorous formulations and observation. Behavioral sciences could be categorized into three main forms psychology, sociology and anthropology. Insights from several pure disciplines across behavioural sciences are explored by various applied disciplines and...
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  • Scope in Soial Science Research
    combination with sociology, which would eventually develop into a full-fledged academic discipline concerned with the social problems generated by capitalist industrialisation, urbanisation, and other aspects of contemporary daily life. The combined development of positivism and sociology transpired in...
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  • Boook 1
    13 Theoretical Approaches to Employment and Industrial Relations: A Comparison of Subsisting Orthodoxies 1Department of Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, University of Lagos, 2Department of Accounting, University of Lagos, Nigeria Christopher Odogwu Chidi1 and Okwy Peter Okpala2 ...
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  • The Importance of Demography to Development
    Sociology is the science or study of the origin, development, organization, and functioning of human society; the science of the fundamental laws of social relationships, institutions, etc. It generally concerns itself with the social rules and processes that bind and separate people not only as individuals...
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  • Social Science
    for Comparative Sociology Emile Durkheim and Max Weber Abridged from Chapter 3 of Neil Smelser's Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences, Prentice-Hall, 1976. Durkheim and Weber are commonly and correctly regarded as two of the foremost comparative analysts in the history of sociology. In their work...
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  • Metodika
    INTRODUCTION In learning languages a distinction is usually made between mother tongues, second languages and foreign languages. A mother tongue is the first language or language one learns or acquires as a child. When immigrants come to a new country and learn the language of that country, they are...
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  • Cultural Diamond
    Cultural Diamond in 3D? (Diamond in the Rough): Clarifying the Relationship between Media Studies and Cultural Sociology By Peter Brinson The nascent field of cultural sociology can be described as anything but unified. Its multidisciplinary roots and influences have left a lasting imprint on scholarly...
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  • Lesson Plan
    Preface 7 Chapter 1 Diaspora and transnationalism: What kind of dance partners? 9 Thomas Faist Chapter 2 Diasporas, transnational spaces and communities 35 Michel Bruneau Chapter 3 The dynamics of migrants’ transnational formations: Between mobility and locality 51 Janine Dahinden Chapter 4 ...
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  • Human Behaviour
    organisms or even mechanisms) falls within a range with some behavior being common, some unusual, some acceptable, and some outside acceptable limits. In sociology, behavior is considered as having no meaning, being not directed at other people and thus is the most basic human action. Behavior should not be mistaken...
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  • mmmmm
    Formal academic sociology was established by Émile Durkheim (1858–1917), who developed positivism as a foundation to practical social research. While Durkheim rejected much of the detail of Comte's philosophy, he retained and refined its method, maintaining that the social sciences are a logical continuation...
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