Research

Blog posts and resources relating to research methods in the social sciences. To start a new discussion on methods, visit the forum via the above link.

The Illusion of Statistical Control

Kevin D. Carlson, Virginia Tech, and Jinpei Wu, Minnesota State University Moorhead, published “The Illusion of Statistical Control: Control Variable Practice in […]

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Informant Confidentiality in the Corporate University

UK newspapers have belatedly picked up on a troubling precedent that is crystallizing in the US courts. Boston College has been ordered to disclose recordings from an archive of interviews with former IRA members to the Police Service of Northern Ireland…

8 years ago
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Work Worth Doing

Thomas A. Conklin, Gannon University, published “Work Worth Doing: A Phenomenological Study of the Experience of Discovering and Following One’s Calling” […]

8 years ago
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How far should we go?

This summer, I have been reading one of the most impressive ethnographies that I have seen for a long time: […]

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