Week 13 - Historical Comparative Methods

Culture galtons problem the problem of nding

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Unformatted text preview: on and conceptualization Eliminates or offers alternative explanations Difficult, costly and time consuming Cannot test theory Not generalizable Comparative Research Units being Compared Nation- State vs. Culture Galton’s Problem The problem of finding correlations or associations among variables or characteristics in multiple cases or units, when the characteristics are actually diffused from a single unit or have a common origin. (The researcher cannot treat the units as being wholly separate) Equivalence in H-C Research (1 of 4) Lexicon Equivalence Finding equivalent words or ph...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course SOC 293 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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