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Comparability in social research

Margaret Stacey

Comparability in social research

by Margaret Stacey

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Prepared by... British Sociological Association and Social Science Research Council.

Statementedited by Margaret Stacey.
SeriesReviewsof current research -- 6
ContributionsBritish Sociological Association., Social Science Research Council (Great Britain)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22582370M
ISBN 100435828452

Cambridge Core - Social and Cultural Anthropology - Cross-Cultural Psychology - by John W. BerryAuthor: John W. Berry, Ype H. Poortinga, Seger M. Breugelmans, Athanasios Chasiotis, David L. Sam. One area that has received little attention-even in the many books on clinical trials now available-is the comparability of randomised groups. This neglect is undoubt-edly due to the widespread lack of perception of this as a topic needing consideration. There is more to the problem than is immediately apparent, however, as this paper.

Quantitative Research in Political Science. Five Volume Set. Edited by: Robert The Challenges of and an Approach to Empirical Analysis in Social Science. Multicausality, Context-Conditionality, and Endogeneity. Enhancing the Validity and Cross-Cultural Comparability of Measurement in Survey Research. The validity of a case-control study depends upon sampling controls from the noncases in an unbiased way, that is, independent of exposure status. Although this safeguard will prevent introducing bias when the controls are selected, any bias already present in the underlying cohort will still be reflected in the case-control study. When the exposed and unexposed groups in the underlying cohort.

  These are the following three books that I consider good books in social research methods (in the field of management, organizational behavior, and psychology). The Practice of Social Research (Earl Babbie). Basic Social Research-Qualitative and. 8. On Positionality and its Comparability in the Legal Context, Alex Kozin Index. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary We have come a long way from Evans-Pritchard's famous dictum that "there is only one method in social anthropology, the comparative method - and that is impossible.".


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