Sociology - re search methods

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Define validity
The extent to which the data gives a true picture of society
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Define representativeness
A samplethat reflects the members of the entire population
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Define reliability
The consistency or repeatability of measurements
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Define generalisability
How much can the information be generalised to apply to the overall population
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Define value freedom
Not making judgements
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Define representativeness

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A samplethat reflects the members of the entire population

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Define reliability

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Define generalisability

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Define value freedom

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