soc chapter 2

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soc chapter 2
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  1. what research translates the social world into numbers that can be studied mathematically
    quantitative research
  2. what research uses non-numerical data like texts, interviews, photos, and recordings, to help understand social life
    qualitative research
  3. what is one way to collect data is through studying people in their own enviornments to understand the meanings they give to their activities
    ethnography
  4. what questions let respondents talk as much as they'd like about the question you asked (multiple answers)
    open-ended
  5. what questions give respondents a choice of answers (yes or no) (one answer)
    close-ended
  6. what is data that has already been collected by earlier researchers and is avaliable for future research
    existing sources
  7. what developed its own code of ethics including helps researchers avoid bias, adhere to professional standards, protect respondents from harm
    American Sociological Association
  8. what helps regulate the behavior in the united states
    american sociological association

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