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Assess the View that Theoretical Factors are the most Important Factor Influencing Choice of Research Method (30)

Just a few thoughts on how you might answer this in the exam.  Introduction – A variety of factors influence a Sociologist’s decision as to what research method they use: the nature of topic, theoretical, practical and ethical factors. Theoretical … Continue reading

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Sampling Techniques in Social Research

Selecting a sample is the process of finding and choosing the people who are  going to be the target of your research. Most researchers will have a ‘target population’ in mind before conducting research. The target population consists of those … Continue reading

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