Exploring Sociological Research into Social Inequality and Difference; Secondary Data

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Approaches to Secondary Data


Involves taking statistics or research examples from the original texts. It is commonly used when sociologists examine previous sociological sources and databases.


Content Analysis

Documents and other sources are examined in great detail to see what themes run through them. There are two ways:

1. Qualative Content Analysis = Explores the meaning and looking for examples to illustrate the themes. This method is commonly used in studies of


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