Sociological Research: Designs, Methods Sociologists use many different designs and methods to study society and social behavior. Most sociological research involves ethnography , or “field work” designed to depict the characteristics of a population as fully as possible. Three popular social research designs (models) are • Cross-sectional , in which scientists study a number of individuals of different ages who have the same trait or characteristic of interest at a single time • Longitudinal
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.