9RM multi-methods

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what is a multi-methods approach?
mixing different research methods
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what are the two types of multi-method approaches?
triangulation and methodological pluralism
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what is triangulation?
the use of more than one research method with the purpose of acheiving high validity
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what are the strengths of triangulation?
uses qualitative and quantitative research methods, reliable and valid
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what are the weaknesses of triangulation?
time consuming and expensive
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what is methodological pluralism?
the use of more than one research method to gain a fuller picture of social life
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what are the strengths of methodological pluralism?
gives a complete picture of a group, quantitative and qualitative data, reliable and valid
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what are the weaknesses of methodological pluralism?
time consuming, expensive, conflicting evidence
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what are the 2 examples of multi-methods approaches
barker making of a moonie and paul willis learning to labour
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what research methods did barker use?
interviews, participant observation, questionnaires, life histories
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what research methods did willis use?
unstructured interviews and observation
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