The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion: Getting to Grips

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It is extremely useful for studying the internal relationships in any group or society, the subtle interactions that purely empirical research cannot always pick up. Welcome to the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies. Quantitative methods emphasise on objective measurements and numerical analysis of data collected through polls, questionnaires or surveys and qualitative research focuses on understanding social phenomena through interviews, personal comments etc.

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Publisher: Routledge (May 12, 2010)

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