Methods Of Sociological Research





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Relation between theory and method and the concept of paradigm. Quantitative Research Methods: Experimental design and surveys; different types of experimental designs; longitudinal studies; sampling techniques. Qualitative Research Methods: Ethnography, case studies, historical and documentary research. Major data sources and their use in the historical and documentary study of Indian society and culture: Census, Archival material, National Sample Survey, Gazetteers and District Handbooks and other large data sets.





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