Week 10 - Focus Groups

Both public and private organizations systematically

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Unformatted text preview: ion with a question in mind, then they reassemble the information in new ways to address the research question Existing statistics research is best for topics that involve information routinely collected by large bureaucratic organizations. Both public and private organizations systematically collect information, this information is either for use in policy decision making or as a public service. Data is not collected to answer a specific research question Existing Statistics Analysis Social Indicator = Any measure of social conditions or well- being that can used be used in policy decisions. There are many specific indicators that are operationalizations of well- being (health and nutrition, public safety) Locating Data Mainly government or international agencies but also from private sources (many diverse s...
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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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