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Social science methodology

Frank Lewins

Social science methodology

a brief but critical introduction

by Frank Lewins

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Published by Macmillan Education Australia in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Lewins.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20499005M
    ISBN 100732913322
    OCLC/WorldCa26355941

    Gideon has published a methodology book titled Theories Social science methodology book Research Methodology: readings in methods, which is now available in its second addition. Causation: 8. Nomothetic explanations tend to be more general with scientists trying to identify a few causal factors that impact a wide class of conditions or events. Studies will commonly combine, or triangulatequantitative and qualitative methods as part of a multi-strategy design. It is an application of pedagogya body of theoretical and applied research relating to teaching and learning and draws on many disciplines such as psychologyphilosophycomputer sciencelinguisticsneurosciencesociology and anthropology.

    Michaud, Suerie Moon and William C. Dedication For all Social science methodology book the students who in the end taught me so much more than I could have ever taught them. Editorial Reviews 'An excellent guide to the main approaches and issues of social science research design. From a humanities perspective, communication is concerned with rhetoric and persuasion traditional graduate programs in communication studies trace their history to the rhetoricians of Ancient Greece. This paradigm crucially assumes 1 that resources are scarce because they are not sufficient to satisfy all wants, and 2 that "economic value" is willingness to pay as revealed for instance by market arms' length transactions. About the Author William M.

    For example, when dealing with the problem of how people choose a job, idiographic explanation would be to list all possible reasons why a given person or group chooses a given job, while nomothetic explanation would try to find factors that determine why job applicants in general choose a given job. This means that, though anthropologists generally specialize in only one sub-field, they always keep in mind the biological, linguistic, historic and cultural aspects of any problem. Kilama, Suerie Moon, Nicole A. Causal strategies: beyond X and Y;


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