By M. Cameron Hay
Historically, the biggest department among social technological know-how equipment has been that among quantitative and qualitative measures. for individuals informed in psychology or sociology, the prejudice has been towards the previous, utilizing surveys and experiments that yield simply related numerical effects. for individuals proficient in anthropology, it's been towards the latter, utilizing ethnographic observations and interviews that provide richer nuances of which means yet are tricky to match throughout societies. Discussing their very own endeavors to mix the quantitative with the qualitative, the authors invite readers right into a dialog concerning the most sensible designs and practices of combined methodologies to stimulate inventive rules and locate new pathways of perception. the result's an interesting exploration of a promising new method of the social sciences.
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Methods That Matter: Integrating Mixed Methods for More Effective Social Science Research by M. Cameron Hay