Sociology - Research Methods (basic)

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Ethnographic study: account of social life and culture in a particular social system based on detailed observations of what people actually do. It is a research method that is used by sociologists often when studying groups, organizations, and communities that are a part of a larger complex society, such as religious cults, ethnic neighborhoods, or urban gangs.

Covert study: Closed. Ths subject is not aware they are being studied

Overt study: Open. The subject knows they are being observed and knows

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