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Unformatted text preview: Surveys and Interviews:-Independent variable- refers to a variable though to produce change in some other variable (social integrations, mothers sexual orientation)-Dependent variables- Refers to a variable thought to be affected by the independent variable (rate of suicide, child’s sexual orientation)-Reliability- refers to a question that is able to produce the same results time after time -Validity- refers to which a question that gets an accurate response, it measure what it is supposed to measure Samples- subset of the entire population Experiments- - Involves the manipulation of an independent variable in order to examine the effect of that manipulation on a dependent variable...
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, participant observation, researcher, observational method