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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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  • Sociological
    The Sociological Perspective Sociology is the systematic study of human society. At the heart of the discipline is a distinctive point of view called the “sociological perspective,” which involves a special kind of “vision”: A. Seeing the general in the particular The sociological perspective helps...
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  • Conflict Studies
    The Evolution Of Meta-Theoretical Approaches Page 4 The Effect Of Meta-Theory On Social Change Page 7 The Ontological And Epistemological Implications Of Meta-Theory Page 7 - Positivism Interpretivism Conflict theory Page 8 Page 9 Page 9 Research Methodology And Approaches To Social Change Page...
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  • Czvxcvsx
    there is no agreement concerning the underlying theoretical dimensions nor the methodological approach to be employed. In response, many strategists have advocated increased integration of theories within the strategy field. 2 Rethinking Strategy What is needed is a greater emphasis on integration...
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  • Sociology
    Chapter 1 Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method ______________________________________________ Detailed Outline I. The Sociological Perspective Sociology is the systematic study of human society. At the heart of the discipline is a distinctive point of view called the “sociological perspective,”...
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  • A Second Generation of Books
    r i g i n a l A r t i c l e s B OO K REV I EW ESSAY B OO K REV I EW ESSAY After Katrina: A Second Generation of Books (1) The Sociology of Katrina: Perspectives on a Modern Catastrophe , by David L. Brunsma, David Overfelt, and J. Steven Picou, eds. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham...
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  • Term Paper: Conflict
    of debates in past decades. This paper aims at delineating the most relevant aspects of the methodological and theoretical controversy regarding the topic “conflict”, as well as giving an idea about what the debate so far has been all about. After a first examination of the theories and systematisation...
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  • qualitative research
    its development and its main features. It also focuses on some epistemological and methodological issues. The aim is to put the more pragmatic and practical sections in the book into a theoretical and methodological context. Qualitative research is a form of social inquiry that focuses on the way people ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Intersting Article I Read on Grounded Research- Not My Work
    Journal of Health Psychology http://hpq.sagepub.com/ What is Good Qualitative Research?: A First Step towards a Comprehensive Approach to Judging Rigour/Quality Jane Meyrick J Health Psychol 2006 11: 799 DOI: 10.1177/1359105306066643 The online version of this article can be found at: http://hpq...
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  • Psychology of Learning
    to attend college. • Point out what the approach of a sociologist who is influenced by the structural-functional approach (say, Emile Durkheim) has in common with the approach of a sociologist influenced by the social-conflict approach (say, Karl Marx). That is, what makes them both sociological? At...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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