Research Methods


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  • Created on: 27-01-18 17:02
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  • Research          Methods
    • Factors affecting choice of method
      • Practical Issues
        • Time and money
        • Requirments of funding bodies
        • Sociologists skills and characteristics
        • Subject matter
        • Research opportunity
      • Ethical Issues
        • Confidenitality
        • Protection from harm
        • Informed consent
        • Covert research
        • Vulnerable groups
      • Theoretical Issues
        • Reliabilty
        • Validity
        • Representativeness
        • Methodological perspective
          • Interpretivists
          • Positivists
    • Factors affecting choice of topic
      • Sociological perspective
      • Society's values
      • Practical factors
      • Funding bodies
    • Research process
      • Hypotheses
      • Operationalisation
      • Pilot study
      • Sample
        • Sample frame
          • Random
          • Stratified
          • Systematic/Quasi
          • Qouta
          • Opportunity
          • Snowball
      • Data type
        • Primary
        • Secondary
      • Method type
        • Interview
        • Questionnaire
        • Experiement
        • Observation

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