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TitleCh 1 - Sociological Perspectives, Sociological Imagination and Sociological Inquiry
TagsSociology Scientific Method Survey Methodology Hypothesis Inquiry
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I. MEANING OF SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES,

SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION AND SOCIOLOGICAL

INQUIRY

M<T'O7S AN7 T<C'NI=><S IN SOCIOLOGICAL IN=>[email protected]

 The )ollo,ing are the techni3ues use( in sociological in3uiry%

*' Q&a"titati+e Tech"i%&e.

) It uses statistics ,hich (eal ,ith a &ass o) (ata an(
per&it &ore precise state&ents o) their relationships.

) It involves the classi1cation an( enu&eration o) (ata
analysis o) the 3uantitative relationships involve(
an( assign&ent o) nu&erical values to their
relationships.

)  The tools use( inclu(e%

2 Census an( vital statistics

2 Local national an( international reports

2 Sa&pling &easures o) central ten(ency such as
&ean &e(ian an( &o(e &easures o) negative or
positive variability

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