Quantitative Methods In Practice: Readings From PS

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A coefficient of agreement for nominal scales. We look forward to seeing you for another year of exciting and stimulating discussion. In the social sciences, there are two broad types of research: quantitative and qualitative. The tasks performed range from conducting detailed industry analyses, to benchmarking comparable organizations, to devising key strategic initiatives. Let us start with what do we mean by hypothesis. You've got to be very careful with this term.

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Publisher: CQ Press (November 2, 2005)

ISBN: 1933116536

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