Sociology

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Agencies of Socialisation

The social groups or institutions responsible for undertaking socialisation, such as families, peer groups, schools, workplaces, religions and the mass media.

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Analysis

The process of examining data, highlighting significant findings and results.

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Anonymity of Research Participants

When individuals participating in research are not required to provide their name or, if they give their name, it will not appear in any reports arising from the research. 

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Closed Questions

Fixed-choice questions will require the respondent to choose between a number of given answers.

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Cohort

A group of people with a characteristic in common, such as age.

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Covert Participant Observation

When the researcher joins a group, observes and participates in its activities in order to study it, but without informing its members about his or her research activities.

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