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

By Gary Goertz

Some within the social sciences argue that an identical common sense applies to either qualitative and quantitative equipment. In A story of 2 Cultures, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney exhibit that those paradigms represent various cultures, each one internally coherent but marked by means of contrasting norms, practices, and toolkits. They establish and speak about significant changes among those traditions that contact approximately each point of social technological know-how learn, together with layout, targets, causal results and types, options and size, info research, and case choice. even if inquisitive about the diversities among qualitative and quantitative learn, Goertz and Mahoney additionally search to advertise toleration, alternate, and studying through allowing students to imagine past their very own tradition and notice another clinical worldview. This publication is written in an simply obtainable kind and contours a number of real-world examples to demonstrate methodological points.

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