sociology Methodology

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  • Pilot Study
    • A pilot study  is a small scale study designed to test the methods intended for use in a large scale study
    • Advantages
      • Assess whether the study is going to take up time and money
      • Helps researcher to develop ways of getting full cooperation of those they are studying
      • Used to make sure the study makes sense
      • Can be used to develop research skills
    • Disdvantages
      • Time Consuming
      • Expensive
      • Creates demanding workload
    • STUDIES: Young & Willmott (1962) carried out over 100 pilot interviews to help them decide on the design of their study
  • A pilot study  is a small scale study designed to test the methods intended for use in a large scale study

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