The Uses and Misuses of Data and Models: The Mathematization

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But, for Foucault, the alliance of the state and social science is merely the latest power regime in human history. We collaborate with each other through our Research Centres, and we also nurture strong relations with non-academic partners. Covers quantitative/numerical research, surveys, experimental methods, statistical tests, and qualitative/textual research (interview, ethnographic, and discourse analytic methods).

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Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc (June 10, 1998)

ISBN: 0761909222

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