'Rethinking Social Inquiry' offers a cohesive set of reflections on the quest for common standards drawn from quantitative methodology. The contributors argue that these standards must be drawn from exemplary qualitative research as well as the best quantitative studies.It merits emphasis that these chapters praise DSI for presenting mainstream ideas of quantitative inference in a minimally technical ... their research by applying simple lessons from statistics and econometrics; and for making genuine contributions to the field of methodology. ... This latter body of work shows that quantitative measurement is ultimately based on qualitative comparisons, suggesting a veryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rethinking Social Inquiry|
|Author||:||Henry E. Brady, David Collier|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2004-01-01|