Advances in Mixed Methods Research: Theories and by Manfred Max Bergman

By Manfred Max Bergman

Advances in combined tools examine offers an important creation to the fast-growing box of combined equipment learn. Bergman's e-book examines the present country of mixed-methods study, exploring intriguing new methods of conceptualizing and undertaking empirical examine within the social and healthiness sciences.

Contributions from the world's best specialists in qualitative, quantitative, and combined equipment methods are introduced jointly, clearing the best way for a extra optimistic method of social examine. those contributions disguise the most functional and methodological matters and contain a few varied visions of what combined equipment learn is. The dialogue additionally covers using combined tools in a various diversity of fields, together with sociology, schooling, politics, psychology, computational technology and methodology.

This publication represents a huge contribution to the continuing debate surrounding using combined equipment within the social sciences and wellbeing and fitness examine, and provides a powerful argument that the traditional, paradigmatic view of qualitative and quantitative learn is outmoded and short of alternative. will probably be crucial examining for a person actively engaged in qualitative, quantitative and combined equipment learn and for college kids of social learn methods.

Manfred Max Bergman is Chair of method and Political Sociology on the collage of Basel.

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