Analysis of Major Research Approaches in Social Sciences


This paper discusses quantitative and qualitative research methods with relevant examples as the major research approaches in social sciences. It objectively analyses these research methods, highlighting their types, characteristics, strength and weaknesses. The paper concludes with summations that much can and have actually been achieved when researchers in the various fields of social sciences themselves use their ingenuity to determine carefully when to use them individually and when to use in combination.

Keywords: Qualitative approach., Quantitative approach, Research Methods, Research approaches, Social sciences

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Pages: 10-19 (Download PDF)

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