A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative by Gary Goertz,James Mahoney

By Gary Goertz,James Mahoney

Some within the social sciences argue that an analogous good judgment applies to either qualitative and quantitative tools. In A story of 2 Cultures, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney reveal that those paradigms represent assorted cultures, every one internally coherent but marked via contrasting norms, practices, and toolkits. They establish and talk about significant adjustments among those traditions that contact approximately each point of social technology examine, together with layout, pursuits, causal results and versions, ideas and size, facts research, and case choice. even supposing considering the diversities among qualitative and quantitative study, Goertz and Mahoney additionally search to advertise toleration, alternate, and studying via allowing students to imagine past their very own tradition and notice an alternate clinical worldview. This booklet is written in an simply obtainable kind and contours a bunch of real-world examples to demonstrate methodological points.

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