Challenging the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide: by Martyn Hammersley,Barry Cooper,Roger Gomm

By Martyn Hammersley,Barry Cooper,Roger Gomm

This e-book demanding situations the divide among qualitative and quantitative methods that's now institutionalized inside social technological know-how. instead of suggesting the ‘mixing’ of equipment, hard the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide presents an intensive interrogation of the arguments and practices attribute of either side of the divide, targeting how good they tackle the typical difficulties that every one social examine faces, quite as regards causal research. The authors determine a few primary weaknesses in either quantitative and qualitative ways, and discover even if case-focused research – for example, within the type of Qualitative Comparative research, Analytic Induction, Grounded Theorising, or Cluster research – can bridge the distance among the 2 sides.

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