Sport, gender, and method-2

Experienced empiricism iii empiricism

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Unformatted text preview: are the chances for any given How is social stratification individual/group in sport? experienced? Empiricism III Empiricism Ontology refers to how people view the nature of social reality. – Interpretations and opinions. – Identity. – Feelings. – Actions. Empiricism IV Empiricism Epistemology refers to what people deem to be appropriate sources of knowledge. – Common­sense. – Tradition/authority. – Faith. – Science. Unobtrusive Methods Unobtrusive Unobtrusive methods are used when social scientists wish to observe behaviour from a distance. – Secondary data analysis (historical and survey methodology). – Content analysis. – Discourse analysis. Reduces the “Hawthorne Effect”. Unobtrusive Metho...
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