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- Created on: 01-09-19 22:24
-Sociologists use both realiability and validity in order to evaluate the quality of their evidence-
Representativeness- characteristics of any sample used in relation to target population being studied- often difficult to draw a meaningful generalisation if the characterisations in the proportion aren't the same-
Generalisation- important process allowing findings from the sample to be seen as typical by the groups being studied and possibly wider society.
- Sociologists of the 19th century modelled research on the methods of natural sciences
- - POSITIVISM - argued only study observable…