Sociology - Sampling Techniques

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What is a randon sample?
Each member of the p[opulation has an equal chance of being selected.
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What is Stratified Random Sampling?
Want the sample to reflect the population. i.e, gender/age etc.
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What is Systematic Sampling?
There is a regular pattern. E.G. Every 10th name in the sampling frame.
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What is Quota Sampling?
The researcher is sent to find people fitting a certain criteria.
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What is a Snowball Sample?
Find a single respondent who then puts you in touch with more.
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What is Oppotunistic Sampling?
Ask anyone available to answer your questions.
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What is Stratified Random Sampling?

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Want the sample to reflect the population. i.e, gender/age etc.

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What is Quota Sampling?

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What is a Snowball Sample?

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