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1: A quick, free, somewhat easy-to-read introduction to empirical social science research methods

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    121940
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    Identifying the research question (and an aside about theory); Conceptualizing and operationalizing (and sometimes hypothesizing); Data collection structured by formal research designs (with sections on Sampling, Data collection methods, and Formal research designs); Data analysis; Generalizing and theorizing; Evaluating research: Validity and reliability; Research ethics; Appendixes: A program logic model and applied research questions, More research designs, Inferential statistics, Elaboration modeling, Research Methods Glossary


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